Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has been forced to apologise for his Minister for Human Services (including responsibility for disability services) Jacquie Petrusma after she parked in a disability car park while visiting a primary school for a photo opportunity. The ABC reported that the car was directed to park there, but it hasn’t gone down well in the Apple Isle. Hodgman wrote on Facebook yesterday:

“It’s totally unacceptable for a Minister’s car to ever be parked in a space reserved for people with a disability — even when directed there by some one else.

“I sincerely apologise for any inconvenience or concern.”

Peter Fray

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