Anthony Albanese’s 23-year-old son has been given a go to Qantas’ unique Chairman’s Lounge.
Nathan Albanese, a scholar who occurs to be the Prime Minister’s son along with his ex-wife Carmel Tebbutt, has been drafted into the invite-only suite, the place he’ll reside alongside Australia’s high CEOs, A-list celebrities and politicians , in response to the AFR’s rear window column.
“It’s the stuff African republics are made of,” mentioned the column’s writer, Joe Aston.
The invitation-only Chairman’s Lounge is so unique that Qantas has solely just lately acknowledged its existence on its web site.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s 23-year-old son Nathan has reportedly been given a go to Qantas’ unique Chairman’s Lounge (pictured collectively)
The invitation-only Chairman’s Lounge is so unique that Qantas has solely just lately acknowledged its existence on its web site. Members embody Australia’s high CEOs, A-list celebrities and politicians
There are six at airports in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra, discreetly hidden from the scum.
Members can get pleasure from plush leather-based sofas, eat from a buffet or à la carte menu, a bar that’s at all times open and, above all, peace and quiet.
Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, is believed to personally compile the Chairman’s Lounge membership checklist.
Mr Aston requested each Qantas and the Prime Minister’s workplace who had ensured Mr Albanese’s son joined this high membership, however obtained no response.
“Did any of them really think that a university student barging into the Chairman’s Lounge like a lord wouldn’t stand out as dog balls?” asks Mr. Aston.
His excoriating piece questions why Mr. Albanese has not declared his son’s membership within the Register of Members’ Interests.
Mr Albanese and his companion Jodie Haydon befriend outgoing Qantas CEO Alan Joyce
Mr. Joyce is believed to personally handle the Chairman’s Lounge membership listing
“The Prime Minister could argue it’s not necessary if his son isn’t technically a dependent (though the Labor leader did say in 2022, ‘We’re close, we live together’),” writes Mr Aston.
“Regardless of the fallacies relied on, his son only received this benefit because of his father’s position. It should be explained, especially by the man elected on an integrity platform.”
He provides, “This is about the Prime Minister’s inability to resist a secret freebie, a crafty tip from public office, or understand how compromised he looks.”
But Mr Aston reserves his fiercest fury for Qantas itself, accusing the airline of being ‘better than the mafia’ at influencing politicians.
This is how they do it, and why Qantas will get what it desires from the federal government, each time it desires it.
Members of the Chairman’s Lounge (pictured) can get pleasure from plush leather-based sofas, eating from a buffet or à la carte menu, a 24-hour bar and, above all, peace and quiet
There are six airport lounges in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Canberra, discreetly hidden from the scum
“Therefore, no matter how badly the company treats Australian voters, the officials that voters depend on to hold the company accountable may look the other way.”
The column claims that Qantas has obtained extra complaints to the Australian Competition and Consumer Competition than some other firm for the second yr in a row.
Daily Mail Australia approached Qantas for remark.
The Prime Minister’s son, Nathan, has largely stayed out of the highlight.
He was pictured hugging his father on election evening final yr, with the first-term prime minister thanking his son throughout his victory speech and calling him his ‘good luck charm’.
“To my proudest achievement, my son, Nathan. Thank you, mate, for your love and support,” the brand new prime minister mentioned.
Mr. Albanese pictured along with his 23-year-old son Nathan and his present companion Jodie Haydon
It was reported on the time that the couple are nonetheless residing collectively at Mr Albanese’s dwelling in Marrickville in Sydney’s interior west.
The Labor chief revealed that he speaks to his son each day, wherever he’s on this planet.
“I have a way of making sure I talk to my son every day, and that’s a good luck charm for me,” he mentioned.
‘We are close, we live together. He also spends time with his mother. But I am very proud of him. He has developed into a very fine young man.’
The father of 1 baby admitted he ‘didn’t see it coming’ when former NSW Deputy Prime Minister Ms Tebbutt determined to finish their marriage on New Year’s Day 2019.
Nathan had simply accomplished his HSC exams and was 18 when Mrs. Tebbutt left his father.
Alan Joyce, the outgoing CEO of Qantas, just lately offered a four-bedroom sandstone home at 12 Musgrave Street in Mosman, on Sydney’s decrease north shore, for reportedly $20 million (pictured)
The couple had been in a relationship for 30 years – married for 19 years – and raised Nathan collectively.
Nathan reportedly graduated final yr after finding out enterprise and advertising on the University of Technology Sydney.
It was reported on Saturday that outgoing Qantas CEO Mr Joyce had offered his Federation-era mansion in one in every of Sydney’s most unique suburbs for a mysterious worth rumored to be nicely over $20 million.
He purchased the four-bedroom sandstone home at 12 Musgrave Street in Mosman, on Sydney’s decrease north shore, final March along with his husband Shane Lloyd.
The couple bought the Mosman dwelling for $19 million earlier than giving the house’s inside a makeover with the assistance of design agency Levine Vokaberg.
While the precise worth of the sale is unknown, a supply informed Domain it was nicely above the $20 million worth.