Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk indicates she is ploughing ahead with plans to quarantine overseas arrivals at regional mining camps despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s reservations and concerns from regional mayors.
- Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he will keep an “open mind” on a quarantine mining camp proposal
- Queensland’s human rights commission has received nearly 200 COVID-related complaints
- Commissioner Scott McDougall says mining camps would be more “humane” than hotel quarantine
The Premier raised the matter at National Cabinet today saying the issue was “about getting more Australians home”.
“I put to the Prime Minister some options about where we could look at some alternative quarantine, away from our…