Hotel quarantine to be at forefront of National Cabinet meeting on Friday

Scott Morrison says it’s unrealistic to assume there might be something to exchange the lodge quarantine system to permit folks to safely enter from abroad.

The prime minister will meet with state and territory leaders for nationwide cupboard on Friday, amid requires extra artistic methods to quarantine returning Australians and higher federal oversight of quarantine.

Labor well being spokesman Mark Butler stated Mr Morrison can’t “sit on his palms” and look forward to options from the states.

“The Structure may be very clear – nationwide quarantine preparations for folks coming back from abroad are the accountability of the Commonwealth authorities,” Mr Butler stated.

Mr Morrison advised reporters his authorities was open to “good proposals” to complement the lodge system.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison together with State Premiers and Chief Ministers.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison along with State Premiers and Chief Ministers. Credit score: LUKAS COCH/AAPIMAGE