Morrison backflips on move to strike down WA border ban with promise to 'assist' state

The PM’s offer to help Western Australia in a fresh court case aims to unwind federal intervention in Clive Palmer challenge

Scott Morrison has promised to “assist” the Western Australian premier’s push to have a fresh case consider the state’s border ban, in an attempt to unwind commonwealth intervention to strike down the ban.

Morrison’s offer on Thursday completes a total backdown on the legal challenge initiated by the mining magnate Clive Palmer, as the federal government has withdrawn from the case and seeks to rescind earlier material arguing the border ban is unconstitutional and unnecessary to fight the spread of coronavirus.

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Morrison backflips on move to strike down WA border ban with promise to 'assist' state ———

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