Australian news, and some related international items

Australian government rushing laws to crack down on protestors

Anti-protest laws to dominate last parliamentary sitting week of the year, Examiner, Sue Bailey 24 Nov 19

The government is under fire from within its own ranks for trying to “rush” anti-protest laws through Parliament in the last sitting week for the year.

Liberal member for Clark and Speaker Sue Hickey said she would listen to debate before casting her vote on the laws – as did Independent member for Clark Madeleine Ogilvie.

However, Ms Hickey said she believed lawyers did not support the anti-protest laws, which she had been advised could up being challenged in court if they were passed…..

November 25, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, civil liberties, politics

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