Melbourne protesters ‘should be ashamed’ after standoff at Shrine of Remembrance, Scott Morrison says
Prime minister and treasurer Josh Frydenberg denounce ‘disgusting’ behaviour at ‘sacred place’
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Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg have slammed protesters involved in Wednesday’s tense standoff with police at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance, declaring their actions “disgusting”.
While on Wednesday the assistant minister to the attorney general, Amanda Stoker, disavowed the violence but validated the “deep frustration” of the activists, arguing the breakout was a response to the long lockdown, Morrison told reporters in Washington the protesters should be “ashamed” of the run on the shrine.