The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, received a lot of criticism from many politicians. The criticisms he got after the news of his Christmas vacation with family abroad. Many argue that Scott Morrison went on vacation when the big fire case in Australia was still not resolved. Some politicians from various opposition parties in Australia have expressed criticism of Scott Morrison through social media Twitter. Politicians from the Labor Party in Australia expressed their disappointment at Scott Morrison. He chose to go to enjoy the Christmas holidays with family rather than fixing cases of large fires that occurred in several Australian states.
The allegation was strongly denied by Michael McCormack as Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. Michael said if Scott Morrison continued to monitor cases of major fires in Australia. The Deputy Prime Minister also said that Scott is always monitoring the state of Australia every day even though he is enjoying his Christmas vacation. According to Michael, Scott Morrison has the right to play at http://22.214.171.124 and vacation with his family.
However, Anthony Albanese as the Leader of the Opposition supported Scott Morrison who was on vacation and criticized the criticisms that the politicians conveyed through social media. According to Deputy Prime Minister, Scott Morrison had planned a Christmas vacation with the family from afar. Scott went on vacation abroad earlier than he had planned before.
This is because in January 2020 Scott Morrison will visit to two countries in Asia, there are India and Japan. In addition, the Prime Minister also decided to go along with the summer and school holidays to remember Scott’s children who are still in school. According to some Twitter user opinions, they stated if Scott and his family were enjoying a vacation in Hawaii. However, the Prime Minister’s office denied the speculations and they still did not tell the location where Scott Morrison was on vacation.
They did not want to tell about it to maintain the safety of Scott and his family. Not only politicians but the Australian population also protested to the Prime Minister. On December 19, 2019, Australians flocked to Sydney, which is where Scott Morrison lived to conduct a demonstration on the departure of the Prime Minister for a vacation.
In addition, among the demonstrators, there were also around 10 members of the NSW Greens paramilitary group who also participated in the action which they were later arrested by officers. According to residents, the Prime Minister went on vacation at a very inappropriate time. Therefore, the demonstrators demanded the actions of Scott Morrison to resolve the forest fires that occurred there.
Scott Morrison returned
The residents pitched a tent outside Kirribilli House and vowed to remain there until Scott Morrison returned from his vacation. Even though the Prime Minister’s office is also cannot predict when Scott Morrison will return. But they made sure if Scott would start working again before Christmas, precisely the day before Christmas. Michael McCormack also did not explain of the reasons Scott chose to go on holiday abroad than in Australia. Forest fires in Australia have engulfed several states since November. According to NASA satellites, more than 5,000 hotspots have appeared in various regions.