Morrison quarantine stupidity is the only virus threat

Despite having constitutional responsibility for quarantine, and having the nation’s deepest pockets, the Morrison Government continues to pass the buck.

At Friday’s National Cabinet meeting, the federal government again rejected Queensland’s sensible proposal to construct a mining-style quarantine facility near Toowoomba because it is supposedly is not located near an international airport, is too far from hospitals, and would be used in place of instead of in addition to quarantine hotels:

The Morrison government had released strict criteria for funding quarantine facilities that include being close to an international airport, within an hour’s drive of a specialist hospital and being complementary to hotel quarantine. Those that receive funding will also be government owned.

There are 1382 words left in this subscriber-only article.

Start your free 14-day trial today!

Comments are hidden for Membership Subscribers only.