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The WA government legislated itself a win in its dispute with Clive Palmer — and put itself above the law

  • Written by Lorraine Finlay, Lecturer in Law, Murdoch University
The WA government legislated itself a win in its dispute with Clive Palmer — and put itself above the lawDave Hunt/AAP

The events of the past few days in Western Australia have been extraordinary as the protracted conflict between the government and mining billionaire Clive Palmer reached a fever pitch.

Premier Mark McGowan declared the state is “in a war” with Palmer, and, in turn, Palmer has called for the premier to be jailed.

While...

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