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Pauline Hanson's proposal to ban the burqa in Queensland government buildings would be a waste of time according to Premier Annastacia Palasczuk, because such a measure is effectively already in place.

Ms Palaszczuk said on Tuesday the state already adhered to a series of national procedures and policies that required people to show their full face when entering government buildings.

"Also for driver's licences this is already the law so I don't know what she's particularly talking about when this already exists," she said.

Ms Palaszczuk said the existing policies did not specifically ban burqas, but rather required people to display their full face.


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