Morrison rejected criticism that his government had not done enough before the bushfire season started but admitted that once the fires started, some responses could have been different.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Australia, calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to resign for what they call inaction on climate change and an inadequate response to the bush fire crisis that has scorched the continent
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has expressed regret over his handling of the bushfire crisis ravaging the country. Australia PM admits mistakes in handling of crisis.
Scott Morrison admitted there were “things I could have handled on the ground much better.” This comes after mounting pressure on Australia unabated bushfire with water bodies and water grids could be better design.
Mr Morrison has faced mounting criticism over his government’s response to the bushfires and its climate policy.
Since September, bushfires have killed at least 28 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Today, Mr Morrison conceded there were things that he could have handled on the ground much better.
In recent weeks, Mr Morrison has been heckled by locals when visiting fire-hit communities in the states of New South Wales and Victoria, where the worst blazes are concentrated.