Vic Government concealed key advice, court told

The Victorian Government tried “covering up” key legal advice by releasing a version that redacted embarrassing paragraphs, a court has heard.

The Supreme Court of Victoria this week ordered the Government to release legal advice it received on the state’s former 9pm-5am curfew.

The order came as part of an

Vic curfew legal advice won’t be hidden

Legal advice used to justify a curfew as part of Victoria’s coronavirus lockdown must not be kept secret ahead of a court fight, a judge has ruled.

The validity of a curfew, still affecting metropolitan Melbourne, will be tested in a Supreme Court trial next week.

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