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Travellers to be charged $3,000 for coronavirus quarantine in South Australian hotels – ABC News

International travellers returning home will soon be charged for hotel quarantine in SA, after the State Government deemed they had been given “plenty of time” to get back by now.

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International travellers returning home will soon be charged up to $3,000 each for hotel quarantine in South Australia, ending free supervised isolation for those coming into the state.
Key points:

  • The policy follows a similar announcement by the NSW Government
  • The charges will be introduced in SA from Saturday
  • NSW has spent more than $50 million accommodating travellers

SA Premier Steven Marshall today announced that individuals will have to pay for 14-day quarantine in Adelaide hotels, starting from Saturday later this week.
An individual adult will be charged $3,000, with an extra $1,000 for another adult from the same family, plus $500 per child.
“Up until this point, taxpayers have been footing the bill,” Mr Marshall said.
“The Prime Minister has said since March this year

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