'Known hugger': Scott Buchholz told colleagues he may have misread the situation

Photo of 'Known hugger': Scott Buchholz told colleagues he may have misread the situation
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav

Sources say Queensland MP told them he hugged the RAAF officer who filed the complaint

The under-fire Liberal minister Scott Buchholz gave a female air force officer what he described to colleagues as “a hug” – a move which led to an official complaint against him.

Buchholz has issued an apology to the officer following the incident in Darwin last August during a taxpayer-funded exchange with the Australian defence force to observe the military exercise Pitch Black in 2018.

Continue reading...
view The Guardian: World News
#northern territory
#queensland
#australian defence force
#darwin
#liberal national party
#australian politics
#australia news