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The Koronavirus Keystone Kops threaten our health and our liberty

14 April 2020

3:18 PM

14 April 2020

3:18 PM

In the space of just a few weeks, the rule of law in Australia has both triumphed in the High Court’s judgement in Pell v The Queen and taken a battering from state governments’ social distancing rules under emergency powers invoked in the name of fighting Coved-19.

The rule of law does not mean imposing the iron fist of a police state — shades of which are to be found in the states’ restrictions.

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