Queen very pleased after phone call to Scott Morrison

The Australian Prime Minister has received a phone call from Queen Elizabeth II.

Her Majesty sent her well wishes to Scott Morrison and Australia during a phone call that took place on Tuesday evening, the PM revealed.

The 94-year-old royal received an update on the condition of Australia during the coronavirus pandemic, and the country’s recovery after the bushfires that ravaged massive parts of the country’s east.

Mr Morrison revealed the royal wanted to hear about how he and the rest of the nation was tackling recent crises and was said to be pleased after hearing that horse racing was still able to continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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"Was very kind to receive Her Majesty's call this evening to check in and see how we're all getting on in Australia," Mr Morrison wrote on Instagram on Tuesday night.

"The Queen was very interested to hear about our progress in combating 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."

 This article originally appeared on Over60.