Scott Morrison arrives in Queensland and slams Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's ...

Scott Morrison unleashes on Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's border closures and says they're NOT 'absolutely necessary' after flying up to Queensland Prime Minister Scott Morrison travelled to Gold Coast for the first time in months While he was there, he savaged Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's  border closure  PM said the closure was damaging the economy and keeping families separated Ms Palaszczuk hit back at his comments saying Queenslanders won't be swayed

By Sahar Mourad For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:27 BST, 10 October 2020 | Updated: 08:44 BST, 10 October 2020

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Scott Morrison has landed in Queensland for the first time in months due to COVID-19 only to slam Annastacia Palaszczuk's border closures.

The Prime Minister travelled to the Gold Coast to support Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington ahead of the state's upcoming election due to be held on October 31.

While Mr Morrison was there he savaged the premier's decision to keep the borders closed, claiming they are damaging the economy and keeping families separated. 

The Prime Minister travelled to the Gold Coast to support Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington ahead of the state's upcoming election due to be held on October 31 (pictured in Currumbin Waters, Queensland on October 10)

The Prime Minister travelled to the Gold Coast to support Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington ahead of the state's upcoming election due to be held on October 31 (pictured in Currumbin Waters, Queensland on October 10) 

'You would only have borders closed for as long as you absolutely have to have them,' Mr Morrison said.

'They are not something I suppose to boast of, they are things that are necessary, but are regrettably necessary in many occasions.

'So when you have to have them, well, let's have them based on medical advice and for only as long as you absolutely have to

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