Morrison orders Tehan to withdraw ‘failure of leadership’ comments | Sky News Australia

4/05/2020 7:25:00 AM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered his Education Minister to withdraw an attack on the Andrews Government in a desperate bid to control any relationship fallout. @aclennell

Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered his Education Minister to withdraw an attack on the Andrews Government in a desperate bid to control any relationship fallout. aclennell

Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered his Education Minister to withdraw his attack on the Andrews Government in a desperate bid to control any relationship fallout.\n\nEducation Minister Dan Tehan accused Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a “failure of leadership” yesterday for not pushing for schools to return.\n\nJust hours after making the comments on an interview on ABC's Insiders, Mr Tehan withdrew them.\n\nSky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell revealed Mr Morrison’s office contacted Mr Tehan’s office asking them to walk back the comments.\n\nMr Morrison’s office than called the Victorian Government to control the damage.\n\n“This could have put Victoria’s participation in the national cabinet in doubt without the statement withdrawing the remarks,” Mr Clennell said.\n\n“The relationship between Morrison and Andrews has been good up until now. Mr Tehan had been moved emotionally by parents begging him for a return to school and that’s why he lashed out is my understanding.”\n

Morrison orders Tehan to withdraw ‘failure of leadership’ comments 04/05/2020 | 3min Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered his Education Minister to withdraw his attack on the Andrews Government in a desperate bid to control any relationship fallout.Education minister 'overstepped the mark' in Vic premier criticism 04/05/2020 | 1min Education Minister Dan Tehan admits he "overstepped the mark" in criticising the Victorian Premier for failing to reopen schools in the state, contrary to federal advice.Education minister accuses Daniel Andrews of 'failure of leadership' on schools 03/05/2020 | 4min Prime Minister Scott Morrison is being asked whether he supports Education Minister Dan Tehan's statement that the Victorian government is taking a "sledgehammer" to the state's education system.Education minister admits he 'overstepped the mark' regarding criticism of Daniel Andrews 03/05/2020 | 4min Federal Education minister Dan Tehan has withdrawn his comments accusing Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a “failure of leadership” over the vexed issue of reopening schools during the COVID-19 crisis.

Education Minister Dan Tehan accused Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a “failure of leadership” yesterday for not pushing for schools to return.Just hours after making the comments on an interview on ABC's Insiders, Mr Tehan withdrew them.In a statement, he withdrew his comments, stating it was "frustration" that led him to "overstep the mark".Sky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell revealed Mr Morrison’s office contacted Mr Tehan’s office asking them to walk back the comments."We have seen outstanding leadership from (state leaders in WA, NT and South Australia) who have reopened their schools and have a 70 per cent attendance rate.Mr Morrison’s office than called the Victorian Government to control the damage.Image: News Corp Australia Favourite.“This could have put Victoria’s participation in the national cabinet in doubt without the statement withdrawing the remarks,” Mr Clennell said."It was this frustration that led me to overstep the mark in questioning Premier Andrews' leadership on this matter and I withdraw," he said in a statement.

“The relationship between Morrison and Andrews has been good up until now.As it stands, 97 per cent of students in Victoria are completing classes via distance education.Mr Tehan had been moved emotionally by parents begging him for a return to school and that’s why he lashed out is my understanding.” Favourite.

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aclennell It was all true - why withdraw? aclennell Dan Tehan is way over his head with his portfolio aclennell Morrison knows, he is looking better now than during the Fires, but DanielAndrewsMP has shone through both! ScottyFromMarketing knows if he allowed such an attack, he would look like a sook, incapable of managing his team as-well Andrews has managed both the fires and COVID!!

aclennell The federal gov has the funding reins. If the right can't exercise power then they deserve destruction. aclennell ScottMorrisonMP grow a pair like Trump aclennell The education minister was right. The school was closed due to a Teacher that was not in the school when contracting the CCPVirus There is no reason to close the School.

aclennell Piss weak ! aclennell Cowards aclennell Tehan comes over as a loser. How did he get that job? aclennell Adolf issuing the latest Furher order to one of the General staff. aclennell So it had nothing to do with the teacher contracting the virus undermining his attack.

Education minister 'overstepped the mark' in Vic premier criticism | Sky News AustraliaEducation Minister Dan Tehan admits he 'overstepped the mark' in criticising the Victorian Premier for failing to reopen schools in the state, contrary to federal advice.\n\nMr Tehan claimed Daniel Andrews took a 'sledgehammer' to the education prospects of children in the state.\n\nIn a statement, he withdrew his comments, stating it was 'frustration' that led him to 'overstep the mark'.\n\nPrime Minister Scott Morrison made it clear previously his desire was to see students return to school, however the need for unity in the National Cabinet made it clear Mr Tehan's comments were untenable.\n\nImage: News Corp Australia He has to resign immediately. Back to School? Disadvantaged pupils face six-month 'learning loss' WB: Police, aged care workers fire-fighters nurses & construction workers Etc R at work BUT Teachers Unions say NO to going back to work, Hmm? Victorian Education Minister should reopen the Schools nothing wrong in saying that there is no further reason to keep schools closed because of Apossible threat thats unlikely to ever happen like it never happend re lockdown Aus Education Minister is being over thetop sensitive

aclennell The crimeminister put him up to it anyway. aclennell The minister was spot on about Comrade Dan. Funny how the truth is suppressed by ScottMorrisonMP aclennell aclennell Tehan is a cat...Talks it up then pusses the fallout... aclennell Hardly desperate. Only thing desperate here is your need for ratings.

aclennell Coronavirus update: Really? That was obvious. aclennell Withdraw is such a cowardly response. It just means he meant it but doesn’t want to get any flack RT : Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered his Education Minister to withdraw an attack on the Andrews Government in a desperate bid to control any relationship fallout. aclennell

Education minister accuses Daniel Andrews of 'failure of leadership' on schools | Sky News AustraliaPrime Minister Scott Morrison is being asked whether he supports Education Minister Dan Tehan's statement that the Victorian government is taking a 'sledgehammer' to the state's education system.\n\nIn a sign of escalating tensions over school closures, Mr Tehan said Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews reluctance to reopen schools was a 'failure of leadership'.\n\n'The question to Daniel Andrews, sure, take a sledgehammer to defeating coronavirus, but why are you taking a sledgehammer to the state education system?' Mr Tehan told ABC television.\n\n'We have seen outstanding leadership from (state leaders in WA, NT and South Australia) who have reopened their schools and have a 70 per cent attendance rate.\n\n'This is a failure of leadership from Dan Andrews and it is the most disadvantaged children who are being most affected.'\n\nThe federal government has been firm in its desire to see all face-to-face learning resume by June but Victoria has said it wants to take its own path. \n\nAs it stands, 97 per cent of students in Victoria are completing classes via distance education. \n\nWhen asked, Health Minister Jenny Mikakos called on the Prime Minister to clarify if he supports the education minister. \n\n'We look forward to the Prime Minister coming out today and explaining whether Dan Tehan's comments are the views of his government,' she said. \n\n'We are prioritising public health, we are ensuring that students have the opportunity to continue to learn and to get a great education through our Victorian schools with online learning. \n\n'We're going to continue as we have from day one to prioritise the public health of Victorians.' ScottMorrisonMP DanTehanWannon they are just remodelling it in the communist way that they think works - truly worrying days ScottMorrisonMP DanTehanWannon Has anyone with the covidsafe app tested positive yet? Has it been used? PatsKarvelas auspol political_alert ScottMorrisonMP DanTehanWannon Especially as a Vic school has just had an outbreak of covid19australia and had to be shut down! auspol

Education minister admits he 'overstepped the mark' regarding criticism of Daniel Andrews | Sky News AustraliaFederal Education minister Dan Tehan has withdrawn his comments accusing Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews of a “failure of leadership” over the vexed issue of reopening schools during the COVID-19 crisis.\n\nIn a sharp escalation of rhetoric, Mr Tehan told the ABC Premier Andrews is 'taking sledgehammer' to the state's education system.\n\n'The question to Daniel Andrews, sure, take a sledgehammer to defeating coronavirus, but why are you taking a sledgehammer to the state education system?' Mr Tehan said.\n\n'This is a failure of leadership from Dan Andrews and it is the most disadvantaged children who are being most affected.'\n\nLess than four hours later, Mr Tehan released a statement admitting he “overstepped the mark”.\n\n'It was this frustration that led me to overstep the mark in questioning Premier Andrews' leadership on this matter and I withdraw,' he said in a statement.\n\nThe federal government has been firm in its desire to see all face-to-face learning resume by June, but Victoria said it wants to take its own path. \n\nAs it stands, 97 per cent of students in Victoria are completing classes via distance education as the state continues its tough stance on flattening the COVID-19 curve.\n\n\nImage: News Corp Australia DanTehanWannon DanielAndrewsMP The Failure is Tehan. Egg over his face. What a Fool DanTehanWannon DanielAndrewsMP RESIGN. DanTehanWannon DanielAndrewsMP Coronavirus update: ScoMo clearly wants to keep the National Cabinet friendly, cooperative & depoliticised.

Tehan withdraws attack on Victorian Premier over school stanceFederal Education Minister Dan Tehan has withdrawn his attack on Daniel Andrews and admitted his frustrations led him to “overstep the mark”. Such an unfortunate lightweight. Understandable. It's the mark of a civilised person to recognise it and apologise. You should read Australian Constitution first.

Australia about to experience a 'very sharp, strong recession' | Sky News AustraliaAustralia is about to find out 'what it is like to have a proper recession,' according to InvestSMART chief economist Evan Lucas.\n\nAustralia's domestic market slumped five per cent on Friday to finish the session at 5,245.90 points.\n\nMr Lucas said the sharp-sell off is a sign the strong results on the ASX in April was a 'false dawn.'\n\n'What we normally see in stereotypical bear markets, which I think we are absolutely in, we see bull runs,' he said.\n\n'I think May will basically tell you what is likely to happen with regards to the overall economic impacts finally coming through to earnings.\n\n'Bank earnings are telling us this is going to be a very, very sharp strong recession and very much something we haven't actually ever experienced in Australia.\n\n'We got through the (2008) GFC much better than most other nations and I think we are about to find out exactly what it is like to have a proper recession.'\n InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Enough with your sensational fake news. InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Try 'depression'. And don't blame it on some boogeyman 'virus' aka exosomes. Blame it on treasonous, parasitic-politicians and their central banking paymasters. Plandemic Scamdemic Event201 ControlledEconomicDemolition GovernmentIsTheVirus Agenda2030 InvestSMART_AU EvanLucas_INV Looks like the tax breaks for billionaires and conglomerates was an unmitigated disaster.

Shift from China supply chain 'inevitable' for Australia | Sky News AustraliaThe government says a shift away from Chinese manufacturing is inevitable as Australia begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.\n\nIndustry Minister Karen Andrews said the COVID-19 crisis has given Australia the chance to boost its manufacturing sector which will increase sovereign capabilities and help the economy recover.\n\nAustralia could soon begin making high tech devices, medical supplies, pharmaceuticals and food products as the nation begins to shift away from Chinese supply chains.\n This may be a big boost for India. ChinaLiedAndPeopleDied Awesome