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Australia's election is a contest about character and competence

Six-week campaign has been uninspiring and at times unedifying

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Scott Morrison waves during the campaign launch in Brisbane on May 15: Morrison made a late bid for momentum.   © AAP/AP

Michelle Grattan is a professorial fellow at the University of Canberra and chief political correspondent at The Conversation.

Australians go to the ballot box on Saturday after a six-week election campaign dominated by economic issues and questions about the character of Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the competency of opposition leader Anthony Albanese.

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