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Victoria ‘disappointed’ no money for new Covid quarantine facility in budget

Coalition says it will pay for more flights for stranded Australians despite no new funding for dedicated quarantine facilities

The federal government is not ruling out funding a purpose-built quarantine facility, despite not allocating any for that purpose in Tuesday’s night federal budget.

Aside from the previously-announced $487m for the expansion of the Howard Springs quarantine facility in the Northern Territory, there was no specific funding for the construction of other open air facilities.

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