Former prime minister Tony Abbott was greeted with a traditional welcome by the Anangu people when he arrived in Pukatja, one of South Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities.
It was the last stop on a three-day visit to the state as part of his new role as special envoy for Indigenous affairs.
He shook hands, stopped by classroom and spoke with students then made a tactless remark.
“Thank you for putting up with the invasion,” he said.
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