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‘I broke down crying’: Queensland slashes mental health support in Covid hotel quarantine

Former occupants tell of not receiving adequate help under system that contrasts starkly with elsewhere in Australia

The Queensland government has stripped back mental health support for people isolating in its hotel quarantine system, prompting accusations of neglect from former occupants.

In March the government stopped its contract with Red Cross Australia to do daily mental health checks, moving the service to a call centre and limiting the number of welfare checks performed over the 14-day period.

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