Prime Minister Scott Morrison has tweeted two offensive videos this week.
The video, promoted and authorised by Scott Morrison, says the drought can be viewed as a necessary evil that can help cut out the bottom 10 per cent that probably shouldnt be there anyway.
The Government cannot feign sympathy and concern about the mental wellbeing of struggling farmers while promoting a video on twitter that seems to directly attack the most vulnerable and struggling.
There is an important debate to be had about drought policy going forward. But the words in the video are offensive and should never have been authorised and promoted by the Prime Minister. The tweet must be deleted and the Prime Minister must apologise.
If Scott Morrison wants to have a legitimate debate about drought, Labor is ready. Weve been calling for many years to get the drought reform project back on track.
Scott Morrisons dysfunctional and insensitive approach is harmful and is further undermining the communitys confidence in the Government.