By Louise Ayling For Daily Mail Australia and Australian Associated Press
Published: 04:30 BST, 1 May 2020 | Updated: 04:30 BST, 1 May 2020
A federal MP is urging parents to call the police on schools if they won't accept students because of fears around the spread of coronavirus.
Queensland LNP Party member Andrew Laming made the bizarre appeal to parents in a video posted to Facebook on Thursday.
However, police say they are powerless to act until health authorities order schools to reopen and even then, they wouldn't be the authority responsible for handling complaints.
Federal MP Andrew Laming is urging parents to call the police on schools if they won't accept students because of fears around the spread of coronavirus
Mr Laming, who represents the seat of Bowman in Brisbane insists vulnerable students from poorer families are falling behind their peers while essential workers are being bullied into keeping their children at home.
'Please, pick up your enrolment forms, hold them above your head, march into school, drop your kids off and if they try and prevent those kids from going to school, call the