The most spoken languages other than English in Kooyong by residents is Mandarin (8.6 per cent) and Cantonese (3.2 per cent) – a level that is 1.5 times higher than the national figure, according to Census data.
“Just to repeat, the Liberal Party claim is a false allegation.”
Former prime minister John Howard also campaigned in Kooyong to bolster Mr Frydenberg’s position and engage with voters.
“I am happy to work with everyone. I am a very pragmatic and effective person. I am not guided by own political ambitions; and I am not limited in the decisions can make. I can represent the people of Kooyong and what they want.”
Federal Court orders removal of ‘misleading’ anti-Labor election posters in Higgins
Using the green and white colours of the Greens party, the words “put Labor last” were featured on the signs advising voters how to cast their ballot.
He also noted that there could be difficulties communicating the order to polling booths in time, with the hearing taking place at 12 noon and polling booths closing at 6pm.
Allegation of electoral fraud
Liberal MP Katie Allen holds the seat of Higgins in Melbourne’s inner southeast suburbs on a margin of 2.6 per cent.
“The Katie Allen campaigners were observed unpacking their cars, having been supplied with a range of materials that promote Katie Allen, as well as the fraudulent corflutes,” it said in a statement.
Liberal Party says it was not involved
“LIES BUSTED: the Libs are trying to put up fake signs in Higgins. Already reported to AEC & police,” the Greens said in a post on Twitter, adding instructions on how to vote for the party and preference Labor over the Liberal Party.
Additional reporting: AAP