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Row over Abbott radio show wink

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 00:35

May 22 - Australia's prime minister winks his way into controversy. Paul Chapman reports.

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's at the centre of a new controversy...this time over a wink. He appeared to make light of a pensioner who called a radio show he was co-hosting to say she worked on an adult sex line to make ends meet. The caller, named Gloria, was unhappy about the government's launch of payments for doctor's visits previous covered by insurance. Local media reports said the prime minister's office put the wink down to Abbott signalling he was happy to take the call, not a judgement on Gloria.

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Row over Abbott radio show wink

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 00:35