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Backbench George Christensen said the government could not trust its vote until it ended state mandates and passports on coronavirus vaccines.
Mr Christensen’s threat means the government will need the support of an independent MP or the opposition to push bills through the House of Representatives.
Two government senators, Alex Antic and Gerard Rennick, have already said they will not support government legislation on the issue.
If Mr Christensen follows through on his threat, which he published via his newsletter late last night, the government will struggle to pass laws such as its proposed changes to religious freedom, identification of voters and class actions.
Mr. Christensen did not say he would oppose every government bill, but instead would vote on every bill and support the government on supply and confidence motions, which he has. need to stay in power.
“To be clear, until federal action is taken against vaccine discrimination, I will vote my conscience (or refrain from voting) on ââsubstantive bills and motions rather than just voting. with the government as members of Parliament usually do, âMr Christensen wrote.
The Queensland MP represents the Dawson electorate for the National Liberal Party and sits with the nationals in Canberra.
“I have no doubt that this position will lead to personal attacks on me,” said Mr Christensen.
“But far more important than my political and personal reputation is the prospect of ending the tyranny, discrimination, segregation, job losses and negative business impacts that are all happening (or are happening). about to happen) on my fellow Australians. ”
Other politicians – like Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie – have pointed out that vaccination is a way to end lockdowns and to protect yourself and others.