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Attorney-General says not for her to reveal legal advice on state of emergency – The Age

Jill Hennessy refuses to tell a Parliamentary committee what Victoria’s Solicitor-General advised government about extending the state of emergency by a year.



Liberal MP Richard Riordan, the deputy chair of the committee, replied: “So … we’ve asked for the advice, we’re not getting the advice.”
Ms Hennessy also claimed she played no part in the decision to hire private security guards for the state’s botched hotel quarantine program.
Responsibility for the program was recently transferred to Ms Hennessy, the state’s former health minister, after outbreaks at two quarantine hotels sparked Victoria’s devastating second coronavirus wave.
She refused…

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