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Vic quarantine restarts with 106 arrivals

Victorians are hoping it’s third time lucky for their troubled hotel quarantine program, as authorities spruik stricter protocols to ensure COVID-19 doesn’t leak into the community again. Some 106 returned travellers will arrive in Melbourne from 4.30am on Thursday from Colombo, Doha, Dubai and Singapore. They will be taken to the Holiday Inn at Melbourne… Read More »

Returning Aussies to fund their quarantine

The Australian government is halving international flight arrivals to ease pressure on hotel quarantine systems, meaning 4000 fewer people will be able to return home each week. Returning Australians will also be made to pay for their two-week stays in hotel quarantine under changes announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday. The announcement comes… Read More »