Read Anthony Albanese’s effusive letter to his ‘good friend’ Daniel Andrews, as he celebrates Premier’s win with a smiling selfie
- Prime Minister Anthony Albanese congratulates Dan Andrews on his election victory
- Andrew’s Labor Party claimed victory in the 2022 Victorian state election
- Saturday’s victory means he will become Victoria’s longest-serving prime minister.
- Mr. Albanese shared a selfie taken with Mr. Andrews at a barbecue after the win.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese congratulated Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on his election victory with an effusive statement and a selfie of them having a barbecue.
Albanese shared a smiling photo of the couple on their Instagram page on Saturday night after a Labor victory was announced by major television networks shortly after 8 p.m.
“What a great victory,” said Mr. Albanese.
Moments later, Albanese issued a statement applauding his party’s victory.
“Over the last eight years, through the most difficult times, from the pandemic and the Black Summer bushfires to the floods that are still wreaking devastating havoc on communities, Dan Andrews and the Labor government have been there,” he said.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese shared a selfie with Dan Andrews (above) on Instagram following the Victorian Labor Party’s victory in the 2022 state election
‘They have invested in schools and TAFE, built and upgraded hospitals across the state and embraced renewable energy.
“The transformation of Victoria’s rail network over the last eight years has been incredible, with the construction of the Melbourne Underground, boosting V line services to the regions and removing level crossings.
‘They have a comprehensive plan to grow the economy, create jobs, build infrastructure and revitalize a healthcare system that has led the state through a once-in-a-century pandemic.
Albanese (right) applauded the work Andrews (left) has done as prime minister and congratulated him on his victory in 2022
“I look forward to continuing to work with Dan and his team every day to deliver for the Victorians.”
The victory means Dan Andrews will serve a historic third term as leader of the Victorian Labor Party and become the state’s longest-serving ALP Premier.
His government will maintain its majority, with ABC election analyst Antony Green calling for at least 48 seats for the ALP.