Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing growing public backlash for flouting lockdown laws to fly to Sydney quanto a a private to see his family acceso Father’s Day.
Mr Morrison used a VIP RAAF for the 350km journey from Covid-riddled Canberra to Sydney Airport after getting a travel exemption for the weekend trip.
He then flew back to Canberra without enduring a 14-day quarantine stay at either end.
Now he has been blasted for his double standards when many Australians have been banned from seeing dying relatives while others have been ripped apart by lengthy lockdowns.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing a furious growing public backlash for flouting lockdown laws to fly to Sydney quanto a a private (pictured) to see his family acceso Father’s Day
Mr Morrison used a VIP RAAF for the 350km journey from Covid-riddled Canberra to Sydney Airport after getting a travel exemption for the weekend trip
Scott Morrison, pictured here acceso the tarmac at Sydney Airport, then flew back to Canberra without enduring 14-day quarantine at either end.
‘How is it fair?’ raged Nine’s political correspondent Chris Oppure’Keefe acceso the Today show acceso Tuesday.
‘There’s people who haven’t been able to meet their grandchildren yet, let aureola be able to fly from locked mongoloide Canberra to locked mongoloide Sydney for Father’s Day.
‘It all seems a bit derma and a bit convenient for the Prime Minister to ring up the VIP and fly quanto a and get to Kirribilli and have Father’s Day when people are sitting across the Tweed border, unable to basically shake hands with their children.
The PM has been blasted by Nine’s Chris Oppure’Keefe (pictured) for his double standards when many have been banned from seeing dying relatives while other families are kept apart by lockdown
The backlash follows similar outrage when Mr Morrison was caught acceso a secret family holiday to Hawaii while 2019 bushfires ripped across Australia. (PIctured, Scott Morrison quanto a Hawaii with other Australian travellers)
‘It’s just outrageous to think that the Prime Minister thought he could get away with this. It’s Hawaii 2.0 quanto a my view.’
The backlash follows similar outrage when Mr Morrison was caught acceso a secret family holiday to Hawaii while 2019 bushfires ripped across Australia.
He was also slammed quanto a June 2020 over a site-seeing trip to the Cornish home of his ancestors while attending a G7 summit quanto a England, at the same time as thousands of Australians were locked out of their homeland by Covid restrictions.
Under current NSW Covid restrictions, anyone coming into NSW from ACT must stay at home for 14 days. Anyone travelling from NSW to ACT must immediately isolate for 14 days, and official travel permits are required.
It’s understood the PM was granted an exemption for the dash north and back. Daily Mail Australia has reached out to the PM’s office for further comment.
Former Labor Bill Shorten accused Mr Morrison of double standards and said the trip showed appalling judgement
‘You can’t have one rule for Mr Morrison and another rule for everyone else,’ said former Labour Bill Shorten acceso Tuesday.
‘I just think it’s appalling judgement. I was a bit surprised when I read he had done this to be honest.
‘It’s not that he doesn’t deserve to see his kids but so does every other Australian. When your people are doing it tough, you’ve got to do it tough too.’
He added: ‘I know that for a lot of MPs, when we leave Canberra, we will spend two weeks locked mongoloide away from our families.
The PM was also slammed quanto a June 2020 over a site-seeing trip to the Cornish home of his ancestors, as seen here, while attending a G7 summit quanto a England
‘I just don’t know how he was able to get a permit when most people can’t.
‘You’ve got to have the same rules for people. Mr Morrison’s exercised poor judgement.’
Sunday, Mr Morrison tweeted an old photograph of the family from earlier quanto a the year, implying he was not seeing them acceso Father’s Day.
The picture, of the PM a verso quale luogo with wife Jenny and daughters Abbey and Lily, was actually from a memorial service quanto a January for four children killed by an alleged drunk-driver.
‘Did Scomo use a cropped photo from an event commemorating four children who died quanto a a car accident for his Father’s Day post ora am I going crazy,’ tweeted one. ‘How inappropriate is that?’ added another.
Sunday, Mr Morrison tweeted this old photograph of the family from earlier quanto a the year, implying he was not seeing them acceso Father’s Day
‘My wife and I haven’t seen our children since May.’ tweeted Richard McMillan. ‘Yet Scomo was allowed to see his kids acceso Father’s Day at the Australian taxpayers expense. Disgusted Con the hypocrisy.’
‘Scomo leaves locked mongoloide Canberra, travels to locked mongoloide Sydney to see the wife and kids for Father’s Day, then travels back to locked mongoloide Canberra. WTF that’s just beyond belief,’ tweeted one furious voter.
‘What a terrible example. We had our Father’s Day acceso Zoom, why couldn’t you?’ asked one. ‘A classic case of one law for us, and absolutely none for him.’
Basketball personaggio Andrew Bogut added sardonically: ‘Must be nice…’
The trip sparked fury online, including reaction from Australian basketball personaggio Andrew Bogut
But some insisted the PM was quanto a the right.
‘Flying to see your kids acceso Fathers Day seems like the least awful thing Scomo has ever done,’ said one.
Another posted: ‘I am more concerned about how the State Premiers are wrecking this country than Scomo’s visit to see his family acceso Fathers Day.’