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Grace Tame in Jenny Morrison swipe days before Australia election 2022

Grace Tame’s brutal Jenny Morrison swipe: Ex-Australian of the Year claims PM is using his wife as an ‘OBJECT’ – and as a campaign tool to attack Anthony Albanese’s personal life

  • Grace Tame slams Scott Morrison for using wife as an object during campaign 
  • The 2021 Australian of the Year posted a scathing tweet days out from election
  • Jenny Morrison previously made her own criticisms of the Tasmanian activist 

Grace Tame has taken a brutal swipe at Prime Minister Scott Morrison claiming he is ‘using’ his wife as a weapon against Anthony Albanese and as a way to clear his conscience.

The advocate for sexual assault survivors and 2021 Australian of the Year slammed Mr Morrison for wheeling out Jenny in the last week of the campaign as he fights to make up ground in the polls.

Mrs Morrison and the prime minister have spent the past few days crisscrossing the country together visiting marginal seats from Queensland to Tasmania in a last-ditch effort to win over voters.

‘There’s something very telling about a man who repeatedly outsources his morality to his wife,’ Ms Tame posted. 

‘A woman he uses as an object of blame, to ease his conscience about his bad behaviour, clarify abuse, make Anthony—who has a less traditional family—look morally inferior, and so on.’ 

Grace Tame has taken a brutal swipe at Scott Morrison’s wife (Jenny and the PM pictured) just days out from the federal election, calling her an ‘object’ used by the prime minister to boost votes

The advocate for survivors of sexual assault (Grace Tame pictured at the Marie Claire International Women’s Day breakfast in March) slammed Mr Morrison for wheeling out Jenny in the last week of the campaign as he fights to make up ground in the polls

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The outspoken activist, 27, has repeatedly criticised the Liberal Party leader’s handling of the Parliamentary rape scandal, after junior government staffer Brittany Higgins was allegedly sexually assaulted by a colleague in a minister’s office in 2019.

When the story eventually broke one year later, Mr Morrison received a massive backlash from survivors of sexual abuse for evoking his wife and two daughters as he reflected on the accusations.

‘Jenny and I spoke last night and she said to me, you have to think about this as a father. What would you want to happen if it were our girls?’ Mr Morrison told reporters at the time.

‘Jenny has a way of clarifying things. Always has. And so, as I’ve reflected on that overnight and listened to Brittany and what she had to say.’

Ms Tame’s feud with the PM came to a head when she attended an Australian of the Year function at The Lodge in Canberra in January.

The Tasmanian refused to smile while taking a picture with the couple, giving the prime minister the now-famous side-eye.

Pictured: The 2021 Australian Of The Year shared a frosty exchange with the prime minister and his wife Jenny at The Lodge in Canberra on January 25, 2022

Pictured: The 2021 Australian Of The Year shared a frosty exchange with the prime minister and his wife Jenny at The Lodge in Canberra on January 25, 2022

The Tasmanian refused to smile while taking a picture with the Mr Morrison giving the prime minister the now-famous side-eye (pictured)

The Tasmanian refused to smile while taking a picture with the Mr Morrison giving the prime minister the now-famous side-eye (pictured)

One month later Australia’s ‘First Lady’ hit back, becoming the centre of a social media firestorm in when she expressed her disappointment in Ms Tame’s behaviour during the official function.

‘I just found it a little bit disappointing, because we were welcoming her in our home,’ she told 60 Minutes.

‘I just wish the focus had been on all the incredible people coming in. I respect people that want to change things, stand up for their beliefs, and are strong, but I still think there are manners and respect.’

Mrs Morrison added that she wants her daughters to ‘grow up to be fierce, strong, independent, amazing people’ but she thinks ‘they can still do that and show kindness to other people and be polite and have manners’.

Australians will go to the ballot box on Saturday with the latest Roy Morgan data showing Labor ahead 53 per cent to 47 per cent on two-party preferred polling.

Earlier in the campaign, the couple attended a youth-focused mental health organisation in western Sydney, both appearing in a jovial mood

Earlier in the campaign, the couple attended a youth-focused mental health organisation in western Sydney, both appearing in a jovial mood

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