NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian says crew will be confined to two hotels near Sydney airport so there will be ‘no chance of disobedience’
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New South Wales and Victoria have announced a quarantine crackdown on international aircrews arriving in Sydney and Melbourne after allegations of serious breaches and expert warnings that aircrew arrangements were a “weak link” in the nation’s Covid-19 response.
The new Sydney coronavirus outbreak has prompted scrutiny of quarantine arrangements for aircrew, who represent a significant proportion of Australia’s international arrivals during the pandemic. A national review of quarantine arrangements found aircrew made up 4,808 of Australia’s 13,089 international arrivals in the last two weeks of August.
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