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Scott Morrison rejects calls for quicker Australia border reopening, citing ‘cautious approach’

Prime minister says border changes to occur on ‘sliding scale’ amid pressure from Liberal MPs to reopen before mid-2022

The prime minister has rebuffed calls for a swifter reopening of the borders, saying Australians understand the government taking a “cautious approach” that will see a gradual easing of restrictions.

Following calls from the New South Wales government for a clear timetable for reopening linked to vaccination targets, Scott Morrison said on Monday that current border restrictions would remain in place, with a “sliding scale” towards reopening.

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