Where missing PM has been hiding
Scott Morrison has been slammed for failing to make an appearance yesterday as Victoria shut down one quarter of the nation's economy.
But the mystery of his whereabouts is about to be solved, with the Prime Minister set to address the nation at noon.
Celebrities and social media users hit Twitter this week to demand to know #wheresScotty as rumours swirled Mr Morrison might be taking a break.
"Seriously, the PM can't be bothered sending Victoria a message right now?,'' radio broadcaster Dave Hughes said.
"WTF is the point of the federation? Is he at home with his Sharkies gear hanging for the weekend footy?"
However, the Prime Minister's office insisted he was not on leave and had been locked in meetings of the budget razor gang, cabinet's expenditure review committee and the national security committee.
The Prime Minister was slammed during the bushfires for taking a secret trip to Hawaii with his wife and children and not confirming publicly that he had left the country.
More to come
Originally published as Where missing PM has been hiding