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Tag: Quarantine

‘Throw the book’ at Tasmania quarantine escapee

Tasmania's premier wants extra penalties dished out to a coronavirus-infected NSW man whose hotel quarantine escape sparked a snap three-day lockdown.

South Australia begins home quarantine trial

The first person to take part in a trial that could allow Aussies returning from overseas to quarantine at home has begun their isolation.

Home quarantine set for trial in Australia

Australia is set to trial home quarantine for fully vaccinated overseas arrivals with NSW and South Australia likely to be the first states.

Border update after COVID-19 cluster grows in Sydney

Several states have altered their border rules for travellers from NSW in response to the growth of the Northern Beaches COVID-19 cluster. South Australia: As of 10am today (Friday 18 December), the South...

Residents returning from Victoria to face mandatory 14 day quarantine

NSW residents returning from Victoria will soon be required to enter mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days when they re-enter the state. The NSW Government announced the move today in a bid...

UPDATE: Jets down ladder-leaders Sydney FC 2-1 in thrilling season return

The Newcastle Jets stunned reigning premiers Sydney FC with a dramatic 2-1 win at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium last night. After a four-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the Jets came from behind to win...

Hunter man tests positive for COVID-19 in quarantine

A 34-year-old man from the Hunter has tested positive for COVID-19 while in hotel quarantine in Sydney. The man recently returned from the Middle East. Public health physician, Dr David Durrheim, has encouraged Hunter...
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