Senator lashes out at the government’s harsh border policies
Michael is joined by Matt Canavan, Nationals Senator for Queensland, who has lashed out at the government’s harsh policies making attempting to re-enter Australia from India a jailable offence.
Senator Canavan tweeted yesterday, “We should be helping Aussies in India return, not jailing them. Let’s fix our quarantine system rather than leave our fellow Australians stranded.”
The unprecedented policies towards those seeking to return from India, which is experiencing a devastating wave of COVID infections, has seen a growing list of critics as an estimated 9,000 Australian citizens remain stranded due to flights being suspended until at least mid-May.
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