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Coronavirus quarantine capacity for arrivals in Australia to be expanded with new Darwin processing centre – ABC News

Flights from the United Kingdom and India could start bringing thousands of stranded Australians home as early as next week. It is part of a plan to expand quar…



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Thousands more Australians stranded overseas will be able to get home sooner under an expansion of quarantine processing in Darwin.
Key points:

  • The Howard Springs facility could begin taking people as early as this month
  • Commercial and charter flights will fly direct to the RAAF Base in Darwin
  • 29,100 Australians overseas have told DFAT they want to come home

The ABC understands the Howard Springs Facility, 25 kilometres south of Darwin, will process about 1,0…

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