Scott Morrison, Karen Andrews declare a Labor election win puts people smugglers 'back in business'

Sarah Basford Canales
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Sarah Basford Canales, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated May 21 2022 - 2:20pm, first published 7:45am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison undertaking morning television interviews on election day. Picture: AAP

The federal government has spent its final hours of the election campaign to reveal the attempted arrival of two people-smuggling boats into Australian waters, prompting a last-minute warning not to risk voting in the opposition.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.