Some parliaments went into their own lockdown (but not WA). Some met briefly, but just to do Covid-19 business. And some took special precautions to put in place review mechanisms to help protect people from muddle-headed legislation. Tasmanian Upper House Member Meg Webb has done everyone a favour with this rundown of who did what to whom, and when.
Privacy probably means something entirely different to you than it does to the Australian government, its police and security services. That’s why close examination of the upcoming legislation around the Covid-19 tracing app is so vital. Kelsie Nabben and Chris Berg comment.