RLC in the Media: NSW Police Fined Two Siblings With Intellectual Disabilities For Not Understanding COVID Orders

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Two siblings in regional NSW with intellectual disabilities have been slapped with fines for not understanding public health orders — adding to concern over police discretion during lockdown. 

Millie Roberts reports for Junkee

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RLC in the media

Tens of thousands of fines issued during the COVID pandemic are to be withdrawn or refunded by the New South Wales state of Australia after government lawyers conceded on Tuesday that some fines were invalid in a test case brought by a legal advocacy group.
A closeup of a thumb holding a fines notice that says is large blue capital letters: "Pay Now"

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