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Some Australian state and territory borders remain closed - is this unconstitutional?

A Monash University expert is available to discuss the decision by some state and territory governments to keep their borders closed, despite a decline in national COVID-19 cases, including the following points:


  • Certain states and territories have decided to keep their borders closed - is this unconstitutional?

  • Constitutional right to freedom of movement

  • Legal aspects of state border closures in Australia


Associate Professor Luke Beck, Faculty of Law

Contact details: +61 403 580 311 or luke.beck@monash.edu 

Associate Professor Luke Beck is a constitutional lawyer. Read more of Luke’s commentary at Monash Lens.
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