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And here is the Queensland deputy leader Steven Miles’s take on Scott Morrison’s Father’s Day trip.

The deputy premier scathing on the PM as well:

“To be quite frank, I’m less concerned about where the prime minister spends his weekends and more concerned with where he’s sending the vaccines.”

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Here is controversial MP, former Liberal party member and anti-lockdown advocate Craig Kelly’s take on Scott Morrison’s Father’s Day trip to NSW.

DISGUSTING double standards by Morrison

While we were locked up & COULDN’T travel for Father’s Day, Morrison travels for Father’s Day

SHAME

COMPLETELY out of touch

CAN’T trust Morrison

CAN’T trust the Libs#VoteOUTLiberalshttps://t.co/ih2DsAEvf2

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