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Federal Court says hard border best at stopping coronavirus from entering WA in Clive Palmer case – ABC News

The Federal Court rules Western Australia’s interstate border closure is more effective at keeping COVID-19 out of the state than any other measure, after mining billionaire Clive Palmer challenged the legality of the policy.

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The Western Australian government is claiming a “comprehensive victory” in a key legal battle with mining billionaire Clive Palmer, after the Federal Court ruled the state’s border closure was more effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19 than any other measure.
The legal stoush over WA’s hard border began in May, when the billionaire businessman launched a High Court challenge after he was denied a travel exemption to enter the state.
The matter was sent to the Federal Court to determin…

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