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‘Enormous alarm’: debate and protest continue over controversial Victorian pandemic powers bill

Bill set to pass parliament later this week but Labor’s Harriet Shing says heated protests have led MPs and staff to ‘second guess their security’

Opponents of the Victorian government’s controversial pandemic powers legislation have called for the bill to be delayed in the upper house, warning that protests outside parliament will grow.

Debate in the Legislative Council ran into Tuesday night and was expected to continue late into the week, with opponents vowing to scrutinise the bill line by line.

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