Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a press conference in Sydney, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mr Turnbull and Mr Morrison commented on the referendum in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull speaks to the media during a press conference in Sydney, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Mr Turnbull and Mr Morrison commented on the referendum in the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. AAP Image - Lukas Coch

Turnbull to officially launch coalition campaign today

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull will focus on stability, economic growth and jobs when he officially launches the Coalition's election campaign today.

The set-piece event will be held in the Sydney electorate of Reid - the first Coalition campaign launch not held in Brisbane since 2001.

Liberal MP Craig Laundy holds the inner-western suburbs electorate on a margin of 3.3 per cent.

Former leaders John Howard and Tony Abbott are expected at the launch, which comes just a week from polling day.

"The launch will bring to a point of summation the critical choice that Australians face," Mr Turnbull said last week.

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