Victoria's army bases 'not suitable' as quarantine sites
Ms Palaszczuk said she would take the idea to national cabinet but NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian made it clear on Thursday that she had no interest in establishing quarantine camps outside Sydney. The Prime Minister’s office said states and territories were free to establish quarantine sites wherever they wished as long as they met the standards agreed to by national cabinet. Mr Andrews said 18 former Grand Chancellor guests who quarantined in the hotel during the suspected danger period had been located in Victoria, and another two had passed through the state en route to South Australia. Victorian health authorities have given varied advice to the former Grand Chancellor guests, tailored to their individual circumstances, with some told to isolate and others instructed to get tested as soon as possible.
Mr Andrews revealed in his press conference on Thursday that the state had approached the Commonwealth about using Defence sites, but that the ADF had not been enthusiastic about the idea. “We had a conversation with the Commonwealth government about a number of defence facilities and the answer was ‘no, …
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