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Victorian MP Ali Cupper threatens to challenge legality of border restrictions in High Court – ABC News

As the Prime Minister warns states about constitutional problems with border closures, one MP is threatening to take two of them to court.

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A Victorian politician says she has sought legal advice on mounting a High Court challenge to state border closures if governments do not make life easier for divided cross-border communities.
Key points:

  • A Mildura MP says a High Court challenge will be a last resort if cross-border travel rules are not relaxed
  • A constitutional expert says Clive Palmer’s challenge would likely decide major issues first
  • Section 117 of the constitution prevents states from discriminating …

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