Steven Marshall Reveals Jay Weatherill’s Comment To Him On Election Night

Jan 11, 2019

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Steven Marshall says Jay Weatherill was “absolutely amazing” in defeat and revealed the former premier’s all class comment when he rang Mr Marshall to concede after the election.

“It’s a real privilege this job,” Mr Marshall told Tony Pilkington in a freewheeling chat on FIVEaa. “Jay said that to me when he conceded.”

“He said this is a great job, you’ll really enjoy it. I picked up the phone -- I knew he was calling because it came up on my phone because we used to chat before when I was leader of the opposition and he was the premier.

“He phoned and he said, ‘Good evening, premier.’

“He’s a good guy.”

LISTEN to the full interview here:

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