Australian Left Review

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Loose Cannon: 1. A Foreign Threat? 2. Berry Bails Out 3. Back to the 'Fifties



On March 8, the Sydney Morning Herald plastered a story across page one reporting fears by MPs that they may be sitting in parliament illegally. Sydney lawyer, Mr George Turner, threatened to test in the High Court a little-known provision of the Constitution which appears to bar anyone with dual citizenship from sitting in parliament.