Former foreign minister hails Australia’s ‘extraordinary achievement’
Former foreign minister and High Commissioner to the UK Alexander Downer has celebrated Australia’s relative success in controlling COVID-19.
Mr Downer told Luke Grant he’s seen firsthand how Australia’s case numbers “pale into insignificance” compared with many nations, and no other government – Australian or otherwise – could necessarily have performed better.
“I think the Morrison government … have done an exceptional job.
“It’s an extraordinary achievement actually.
“I live most of my time in the UK these days, and in the UK it’s just chaos.”
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