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WA’s federal MPs face major changes to coronavirus travel rules as Parliament resumes – ABC News

Under new rules likely to come into effect next week, staff of Western Australia’s federal MPs who travel to Canberra for the next Parliamentary sitting risk not being allowed back across the border.



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The West Australian Government is set to remove some of the exemptions federal politicians and their staff have been given to travel to Canberra for parliamentary sittings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Key points:

  • Staff of Federal MPs have been free to cross WA’s hard border previously
  • However, staff may now be denied entry on their return from Canberra
  • Returning MPs also face new rules, such as wearing a mask in public

Federal MPs and their staff have been pe…

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