Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said on Wednesday she would
push for national cabinet to cut the passenger cap by “at least 50 per cent or 75 per cent”.
West Australian Premier Mark McGowan said… “There is a large group of
people who have been overseas on multiple occasions…, they increase the risk,” he said…
The majority are stranded in India, the UK, the United States, the Philippines and Thailand.
Cutting the number of arrivals would be… a necessary one, according to Victorian Premier Dan Andrews.
- The Premier says some people have booked holidays while on business
- He says many overseas trips are unnecessary
- More than 1,500 West Australians have had multiple overseas trips
His comments follow similar criticism of Australia’s overseas arrivals policy by Queensland’s Deputy Premier Steven Miles after it was revelaed a person who had travelled between Indonesia and Australia multiple times…
Queensland Deputy Premier Steven Miles said genomic
sequencing confirmed the hospital worker’s case could be traced to a
person in the COVID ward and called on the federal government to reduce arrivals.…
“It is not good enough that just because you can afford a business class flight or a charter flight you can breach our closed international borders putting Queenslanders at risk.”
…A lot of Belgians seem to distrust the official sources. What I see, are many people thinking Jurgen was killed a long time ago, “because he knew something”, and they believe the government waited for some reason until now to tell us of his dead.
Qld Deputy Premier Steven Miles says ‘hotel quarantine is not working’
…”We have been saying for months and months and months now that hotel quarantine is not working.
“Our international borders are supposed to be closed right now … and I think the Federal Government needs to be stricter with the exemptions they’re providing to people to come here.
“Hotel quarantine of international travellers is our single greatest source of COVID into our country and into our communities.”
… Starting from Sunday, arrivals from Bangladesh, Britain, Indonesia,
Israel, and Peru will be required to remain within centralized state-run
quarantine facilities for 14 days.
Currently, only people
arriving onto the island from Brazil and India face such restrictions. People arriving from elsewhere are allowed to quarantine for two weeks
at home or in hotels.
- A truckload of watermelons has been transported across America, without a driver
- TuSimple aims to roll out a fleet of driverless vehicles by 2024
- Australian company Baraja has adapted LiDAR technology to ‘enable the autonomous vehicle revolution’
… The 31-year-old victim, an Italian citizen named only as Miriam, was walking along the Seine early on Monday when she was hit by the
The pair were reportedly travelling at high speed, and did not stop.
What started as an Internet rumor getting “fact checked” by the frauds that dominate Social Media platforms has since been verified true by British Airways officials...