By Shive Prema For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 11:28 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 12:02 BST, 4 September 2020
Premier Mark McGowan has hit back at critics over his hard border restrictions, saying 'they don't have a clue' about life in Western Australia.
Mr McGowan made the comments when asked about East Coast politicians who 'don't understand what life is like in WA' at a press conference on Friday.
'I think some of the commentators might hang out on the North Shore of Sydney drinking their lattes and sipping their Pinot Grigio,' he said.
'I don't think they have any clue about what goes on here, about our economy, about our jobs and about how we support them and I think those commentators in the east really need to learn a little bit about our state.'
WA Premier Mark McGowan (pictured) said critics of his hard border 'don't have a clue' about what goes on in his state at a press conference on Friday
Overall, Mr McGowan said commentary from eastern states 'shows a grievous and shocking misunderstanding of Western Australia'.
Mr McGowan explained his critics 'want the hard border to be changed prematurely against our health advice'.
'I just can't do that (remove the hard border). The hard border will stay in place for as long