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Testing the legality of lockdown

A Melbourne hotelier plans to challenge the Victorian government’s strict lockdown in the High Court. Luke Beck examines whether the Constitution protects freedom of movement.

Opinion Opinion

Federalism, state rights and the law

The pandemic has reopened debate on the role of the Commonwealth and the right of states to go their own way in tackling the crisis. Victoria’s response is a warning on ceding power to executive government, argues Morry Bailes.

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