Queen Elizabeth II has phoned Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday, 5 May 2020, to find out how Australians are coping, especially with the coronavirus.

Source: Facebook/Scott Morrison (ScoMo)

According to the Prime Minister, The Queen was also interested to hear how Australians have recovered from devasting bushfires and ongoing droughts, and has sent her very best wishes.

Was very kind to receive Her Majesty’s call this evening to check in and see how we’re all getting on in Australia. The Queen was very interested to hear about our progress in combatting COVID-19 and was so pleased we have managed to prevent the terrible impacts. Our recovery from the bushfires was also a key area of interest for her as well as the ongoing drought.

Her Majesty was also pleased to hear our horse races were still running in Australia and sent her very best wishes to all Australians.

Prime Minister Scott Morrision, 5 May 2020

The Queen was said to be ‘also pleased’ to hear horse races were still running in Australia.

Queen Elizabeth II telephone Windsor Castle
Queen Elizabeth II’s first weekly Audience by telephone from Windsor Castle on Wednesday, 25 March 2020. Photo: Facebook/The Royal Family

The Prime Minister posted the message on Facebook on Tuesday, 5 May 2020.

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