House debates

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Questions without Notice

COVID-19: State and Territory Border Closures

2:17 pm

Photo of Madeleine KingMadeleine King (Brand, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Minister for Trade) Share this | | Hansard source

My question is to the Prime Minister: How much taxpayer money did the Morrison government spend on its High Court intervention in support of Clive Palmer's challenge to Western Australia's border measures?

2:18 pm

Photo of Christian PorterChristian Porter (Pearce, Liberal Party, Attorney-General) Share this | | Hansard source

Well, the usual practice there is, as the member would realise from estimates, that no side of this House has ever given over information with respect to costs where it may prejudice an eventual costs order.