Andrew Barr tells Q+A ACT law offers better religious freedom protection than proposed federal bill

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated November 25 2021 - 11:01pm, first published 11:11am
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr on Q+A on Thursday night. Picture: ABC TV

The ACT's human rights laws provide better protection for religious freedom than the federal government's proposed laws, which would force the territory to consider its legal position, ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr says.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.