3700 ‘border exiles’ mired in Covid limbo

Liberty Victoria, a human rights and civil liberties organisation, expressed concerns about whether the restrictions were appropriate, warning the onus was on the government to explain why alternatives such as home quarantine were not an option.

“Obviously there’s a need to take proactive steps to limit the spread of COVID, but the way this particular policy has been implemented does raise concerns and is causing real stress and problems for people who are now stranded away from home,” Liberty Victoria president Julia Kretzenbacher said.

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Rachel Baxendale