Covid vaccine mandates: Man storms Crisafulli press conference
An anti-vaxxer spectacularly crashed into a Queensland press conference with a very specific demand after being fired from his job.
A furious anti-vaxxer crashed into a politician’s press conference and demanded he get his job back after being fired for refusing to get vaccinated.
Queensland Opposition Leader David Crisafulli was challenging the state government over a growing integrity scandal at a conference on the Gold Coast this morning when he was interrupted.
“Nobody cares what you think anyway. That’s the problem, we don’t trust you mate,” the gatecrasher yelled.
“We can talk afterwards,” replied Mr. Crisafulli.
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“You say you want our trust back but you don’t even want to talk to us now.” You want to promote your stuff but not listen,” the man shot back.
“You say you want our trust back. Won’t you talk to me on camera? »
LNP Queensland media adviser Greg Thomson tried to calm the man down and shoo him away, insisting: ‘We’ll listen to you afterwards.’
But the man refused to budge, saying it was his right to be in a public place.
“Your job trumps my right to stay here, doesn’t it?”
“You say their rights outweigh my rights. You tell me to get away mate. You have no authority to tell me to walk away.
Shortly after, Mr. Crisafulli was interrupted again.
“What are you going to do with my work?” I lost my job because I am not vaccinated,” the man shouted.
The press conference was streamed live on the politician’s social media pages, with many viewers sharing their support for the anti-vaxxer’s comments.
“Support small businesses and family businesses by ending all tenures,” wrote Emma Walden.
“So applaud your efforts to expose corruption… but what is your position on individual liberties in terms of vaccination mandates? Stella Hayman added.
“Royal Commission BUT also what is your position on warrants? says Rhonda Muller.
The bizarre comment on the warrant comes as the CCC investigates allegations that the Queensland Civil Service interfered with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s office, including erasing data from a laptop.
Incidentally, the CCC itself is under investigation into its own conduct and how it handled a number of unsuccessful lawsuits.
This week it was announced that legendary Justice Tony Fitzgerald – who in 1989 led a landmark inquiry into Queensland government corruption – would spend six months investigating the CCC with retired Supreme Court Justice Alan Wilson QC.
CCC President Alan MacSporran resigned last week following a damning report that accused him of failing to ensure the organization acted independently and impartially in its handling of an investigation into Logan City Council.
Attorney General Shannon Fentiman called a press conference last week to ask Opposition Leader David Crisafulli why – if he was so concerned about integrity issues – he had not demanded that the Prime Minister Scott Morrison sets up a federal corruption watchdog.
“This is a government that has been focused on Queenslanders and their health and the LNP has been gone for the past two years and are only interested in scoring cheap points,” Ms Fentiman said.
– With NCA NewsWire