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Day 22 of the federal election campaign

FEDERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN: DAY 22WHERE THE LEADERS CAMPAIGNED- Prime Minister Scott Morrison: northern Tasmania (Braddon, ALP 1.7 per cent; Lyons, ALP 3.8 per cent; and Bass, ALP 5.4 per cent)- Labor leader Bill Shorten: northern Tasmania (Braddon, ALP 1.7 per cent and Lyons, ALP 3.8 per cent)WHAT THE COALITION WANTED...

Bulked-up Dearden has Lockyer NRL backing

Darren Lockyer has given Tom Dearden the tick of approval as the precocious teen prepares for a torrid NRL debut in Brisbane's grudge match with Wayne Bennett's South Sydney on Thursday.

Cop guilty of Justine Damond's murder

Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor faces a long stint behind bars after a jury swiftly found him guilty of third-degree murder for shooting dead Australian life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond in an alley.

Seibold's positive spin on Bennett clash

Brisbane coach Anthony Seibold says he has no gripes with Wayne Bennett as he prepares to come up against the veteran mentor for the first time since their messy NRL job swap.