However, Mr Marshall states his vacation to the Sunshine Point out, mainly to show up at his son’s graduation, was “perfectly legitimate”.
It came following Liberal Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington posted on Twitter a photograph of herself and Mr Marshall in Queensland on Tuesday.
“Met with Premier @marshall_steven to go over the @LNPQLD‘s ideas to get Qld operating all over again by stimulating the economy, generating a 10 years of safe careers & dragging Qld out of economic downturn,” she captioned the photograph.
Mr Marshall flew to Queensland on Saturday. It is unclear when he returned but he is in SA right now.
The vacation has drawn criticism from the Opposition, who questioned whether Mr Marshall ought to have absent to Queensland provided that Point out Coordinator, and SA Police Commissioner, Grant Stevens is urging South Australians to rethink the requirement of travelling to the condition.
“Travel to and from Queensland ought to be reconsidered” since “restrictions may well be imposed at quick notice”,” SA Police mentioned in a assertion on July 31.
SA Police this morning verified this information even now stands.
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Labor spokesman Tom Koutsantonis mentioned the Premier ought to be a “standout example” to South Australians.
“No 1 begrudges the Premier a holiday getaway, but if the Premier is not setting the example by adhering to the condition controller’s information, why ought to any one else abide by the condition controller’s information?” he mentioned.
Mr Koutsantonis mentioned as a father he could realize Mr Marshall wanting to show up at his son’s graduation, if that is what he was carrying out, but it was a poor seem provided there ended up other SA firms and family members who have been struggling since of COVID-19 constraints.
“As a Premier, the issue will become properly how many individuals have missed out on viewing their new child…grandchildren, (not) absent to a funeral, (not) absent to a marriage, have missed out on important loved ones times in their life since of the pandemic? he mentioned.
“The Premier is the leader of the condition – he ought to be setting an example.”
A Tasmanian person has been arrested following remaining refused entry to South Australia two times in 1 day.
Mr Marshall verified he travelled to Queensland for his son’s graduation, saying “it’s flawlessly appropriate to journey into Queensland”.
He mentioned he paid out for the vacation himself and also squeezed in perform meetings although there.
“I believe the Police Commissioner set out some information…previous month which recommended that there could be improved scenarios in the potential dependent on the truth that two Queensland gals travelled down to Victoria, got infected, came again to (Queensland and) we ended up definitely on heightened warn previous month,” Mr Marshall mentioned.
“But Queensland has carried out terribly properly with pretty, pretty lower figures more than the previous two months so we would encourage individuals always to be mindful that there can be improved ailments but absolutely my journey was flawlessly respectable.”
Mr Marshall mentioned “we do have to have to have travel”.
“We’ve got a good deal of individuals used in the journey sector,” he mentioned.
“We’ve got to have journey each techniques.”
Just take a seem at the most recent condition-by-condition COVID-19 border constraints for Australia as of August 2020.