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Irish note from Prime Minister Scott Morrison to Tooheys Brewery


Scott Morrison hinted at an embarrassing stereotype during an advertisement at a New South Wales brewery, remarking that “of course” an Irishman would brew beer. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw

Scott Morrison made an embarrassing remark during an advertisement at an NSW brewery.

During a visit to the Tooheys Brewery in Sydney, the Prime Minister introduced two migrant workers who had taken up jobs at the site, before introducing Claire from Ireland.

“Of course there is going to be an Irish woman here in a brewery,” he told reporters.

Scott Morrison visited Tooheys Brewery in Sydney as part of his pre-election campaign.  Photo: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw
Scott Morrison visited Tooheys Brewery in Sydney as part of his pre-election campaign. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw

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The comment elicited a few awkward laughs from those watching.

Mr Morrison then quickly praised the women in the workforce, saying it was “great to see women engineers being part of the biggest brewery operation in NSW”.

“It’s great to see young women take on these roles,” he said.

Mr Morrison bragged about the stimulating Commonwealth learning program during his visit to the brewery.

The stimulating $ 3.9 billion apprenticeship program will extend support to the second and third year of an eligible Australian apprenticeship through the government’s $ 716 million apprenticeship completion program.

Under the new October 2021 changes, eligible employers will receive a wage subsidy of 10% in the second year of a qualifying apprenticeship and 5% in the third year.

Mr Morrison said 240,000 workers entered a stimulating apprenticeship program, the largest number (48,000) being in New South Wales.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison bragged about the Commonwealth Learning Program during a visit to a Sydney brewery.  Photo: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw
Prime Minister Scott Morrison bragged about the Commonwealth Apprenticeship Program during a visit to a Sydney brewery. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw

Thursday morning’s visit to Tooheys Brewery in the Sydney suburb of Lidcombe comes as the Prime Minister goes into campaign mode.

Mr Morrison traveled to Victoria last week where he unveiled a new $ 250 million electric vehicle plan at the Toyota Hydrogen Center in Altona.

PM’s next stop found him at the Sugo Restaurant and Malvern Barber Shop in east-central Melbourne.

He then visited Box Hill South where he took selfies with the locals, signed a take-out coffee mug, and toured contemporary Chinese cuisine K.Ho. The federal government has yet to announce the date for next year’s election.

Mr. Morrison’s office has been contacted for comment.

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Anthony Piovesan reports on state policy and general news for the Victorian office of NCA NewsWire. He previously worked for the Stawell Times and then for Leader newspapers where he won a Melbourne Press Club … Read more

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