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Melburnians swap lockdown winter for 14 days in tropical ‘holiday park’ – The Age

Hundreds of Victorians have fled Melbourne to spend two weeks more than 3700km away in a tropical quarantine centre about half an hour’s drive from Darwin.



Melbourne documentary maker Ben Sale.Credit:Ben Sale
On Tuesday, there were 555 people in mandatory supervised quarantine in the Northern Territory 496 at Howard Springs, and 59 in a separate facility in Alice Springs.
Melbourne documentary maker Ben Sale who arrived in Howard Springs 12 days ago is quarantining so he can travel to Cairns, where he’s due to shoot motorsports event TARGA Great Barrier Reef.
He went the long way having been prevented from travelling directly from Melbourne to Q…

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