Those looking for detailed explanations of the legal basis of the COVID response will find these papers of interest:
- Karen Elphick, Australian COVID-19 response management arrangements: a quick guide (Research Paper, 20 April 2020, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Australia); and
- Holly McLean and Ben Huf, Emergency Powers, Public Health and COVID-19 (Research Paper No. 2, August 2020, Department of Parliamentary Services, Parliament of Victoria).
It would appear going by this evening’s news, a challenge as to the legal basis of the Victorian curfew has been filed with the Victorian Supreme Court.
Didn’t take long following last weeks revelations.
Nick Hondros (m):0405 873 009
indeed and good on the plaintiff for having the strength of her convictions – we’ll all learn something if it gets to a judgment