Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to visit Tasmania during the state election campaign, according to Premier Peter Gutwein.
That's despite Mr Morrison and the Coalition taking a hit in the polls recently due to ongoing issues around the treatment of women in the Federal Parliament, which some observers have said should make the state Liberals think twice about campaigning alongside their federal counterparts.
"I had a chat to the Prime Minister on Friday," Mr Gutwein said. "And he's very keen to get down to Tasmania. I know that he's got plans to come down in the coming month."
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Political analyst Richard Herr said Mr Morrison's presence in Tasmania during the state election campaign would be a "lightning rod" for the controversies plaguing the Coalition, which he said could be damaging for the Tasmanian Liberals.
"But ... they want the Commonwealth guaranteeing the post-COVID budget," he said. "It doesn't have to be Scott Morrison, it could be the Treasurer coming down, saying, 'These are the sorts of things that the Commonwealth looks to do to support a Liberal government in Tasmania'."
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese confirmed he would be coming to Tasmania to campaign alongside state Labor leader Rebecca White, who he said would "make a great premier".
The Prime Minister's Office was contacted for comment.
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