Opinion

Frydenberg is in the clear but Australia's citizenship laws still need healing

By Kim Rubenstein
Updated March 19 2020 - 6:50am, first published March 18 2020 - 7:00am
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has survived a challenge to his eligibility for Parliament on the basis of section 44(i) of the constitution. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Consumed with managing the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, Australia's Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, can be forgiven for taking a sigh of relief following the full Federal Court's finding on Tuesday, sitting as the Court of Disputed Returns, that he is not a dual citizen of Hungary and continues to be eligible to sit in the Australian Parliament.

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