Gladys’ blunt reaction to QLD stunt
Gladys Berejiklian has slapped down Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles after he filmed himself ripping up the $30m hotel quarantine bill his state owes NSW in a bizarre online post.
The strange footage, posted to the politician’s Facebook page, shows him tearing the tax invoice in half.
“(Prime Minister) Scott Morrison has given the go ahead for NSW to send Queensland taxpayers a $30m bill for their quarantine program even though it’s 100 per cent a federal responsibility,” Mr Miles said.
Ms Berejiklian said on breakfast radio it was a stunt that disrespected the efforts of frontline workers dealing with overseas returned travellers in NSW.
“Look, I appreciate he might do that for some political shots,” Ms Berejiklian told 2GB. “All I say to other states is, everyone has…