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Timeline points to Australian Defence Force offer of quarantine help – The Age

ADF top brass repeatedly made it clear that help was available to all states, but Victoria chose not to accept.



In the early days of the quarantine regime, Defence COVID-19 taskforce head Major-General Paul Kenny briefed state and territory police chiefs on how troops had been deployed to manage the regime in Queensland and NSW.
Regular situational reports provided by Defence’s liaison team working inside Victorias State Emergency Centre show that over the next two months the force’s standing offer to help was met with no Victorian request for assistance on hotel quarantine.
The communications show that…

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