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Hotel quarantine for returning Aussies and 'hibernation' assistance for businesses

  • Written by Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

All Australians arriving from overseas will be quarantined in hotels or other facilities under strict supervision for a fortnight, under the latest crackdown in the battle against the coronavirus.

Announcing the measure after Friday’s meeting of the national cabinet of federal and state leaders, Scott Morrison said people would be quarantined...

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