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Coronavirus has stopped Australians from returning home. Here are their stories – ABC News

The Federal Government says Australians still trapped overseas should have come home earlier, but those stuck abroad say it isn’t as simple as that. Here are their stories.



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July 23, 2020 05:04:34
“They should have come home earlier” is a common refrain about the thousands of Australian trapped overseas. But is it that simple?
At any given time, around a million Australians are living and working overseas. Last year, a record 11.3 million Australian residents went on short-term trips.
Not this year. Australians have flooded home as the pandemic bites hard. Last month, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said more than 357,000 Australian citizens…

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