Sep 16, 2020, 11:07 AM
Less than 1% of international travellers test positive for COVID, yet we detain 100% of them. Of the Australians in Australia tested positive for COVID, none are placed in hotel detention, 100% are allowed to quarantine at home.Surely the risk is greater with those who have tested positive, ...
Sep 16, 2020, 11:03 AM
Totally agree. given the choice between the electronic tag, or hotel detention, i would choose the tag. Its crazy that fellow Australians object to the tag for privacy, and freedom reasons, yet are okay for innocent Australians to be detained, placed in solitary confinement, for 14 days, with eff...
Sep 16, 2020, 10:54 AM
Certainly the focus now should be on raising the caps, we loose our humanity when we desert those in need.Looking ahead though, we have to accept that COVID will be with us for some time, and the government will need to evolve to better control tools than just detention, lockdowns and north Korea...
Jul 10, 2020, 02:13 PM
The HK system is strict, effective and humane. You don't leave the airport until tested and results available. It depends heavily on technology and requires those who test negative to do the 14 day self isolating at home and to wear a GPS tracker. If you test positive you are taken to a hospital ...
Jul 10, 2020, 02:03 PM
Let's stop vilifying returning Australians. Most are not tourists, they are families torn apart by this pandemic. Many Australians and have been stranded or work overseas, need the jobs, and are heartbreakingly separated from loved ones. Be kind, be compassionate, don't be cruel.
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