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Day: September 4, 2020

State of Emergency – If You Believe in Democracy You Must Not Support an Unconditional Extension

MR MORRIS (Mornington) (11:26): The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension and Other Matters) Bill 2020—a rather benign title for such a draconian piece of legislation—is a bill the like of which if it has not been seen before in this state certainly has not been seen since the Eureka rebellion. It is a bill that amounts to an effective suppression of democracy in this state. A bill that cements the executive authority

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