Peter "Midnight Oil" Garrett seeks to muzzle Cory Bernardi:
Garrett slams Abbott over Dutch extremist
Wed Sep 7 2011
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott should discipline a Liberal senator for supporting an extremist Dutch politician, frontbencher Peter Garrett says.More on the muzzling at "9 News"
Cory Bernardi, the opposition's parliamentary secretary for supporting families, has offered to help controversial MP Geert Wilders with his schedule during a planned trip to Australia this year or early next year.
Mr Wilders has expressed anti-Islamic views as the leader of the hard-right Party for Freedom in the Dutch parliament, and has been banned from visiting Britain.
School Education Minister Peter Garrett has called on Mr Abbott to strip Senator Bernardi of his portfolio responsibilities.