Proposed voter ID laws are a solution looking for a problem

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New legislation proposed by the Morrison Government could see voters being required to show identification at the next federal election.

With cases of voter fraud being limited in Australia, many believe the change is unnecessary. Experts say the proposed changes could discourage those from vulnerable backgrounds, who may not have identification readily available, from voting.

Produced By: Isabella Michie

Featured In Story: Senator Rex Patrick, Dr Lindy Edwards, Senior Lecturer in International & Political Studies at UNSW Canberra , and

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 2 November 2021

DATE POSTED
Monday 1st of November, 2021

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