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Activists attempt to shut down the family law inquiry

19 March 2020

11:38 AM

19 March 2020

11:38 AM

While most people have been distracted by coronavirus, the family law inquiry has been ticking along in Australia.  

However, that may soon change.  

Yesterday it was reported that The Law Council of Australia is calling for the inquiry to be abandoned. 

No, this is not because of virus concerns.  

Rather, the council cited concerns that the hearings are “being used for political purposes” to “undermine domestic violence claims made by women”.  

The Law Council president Pauline Wright has written to the chair of the inquiry Liberal MP Kevin Andrews to formally complain about the live broadcast made by One Nation last week. 

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