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Call for more clarity on border closure triggers – The Age

New permit system gives no certainty to Victorians stranded in red zones in NSW and Queensland, human rights lawyers say.



Under the “traffic light” system, everyone coming into Victoria must apply for a permit, and only those who receive an exemption from the border closure can come in from a “red zone”.
The call from Liberty Victoria comes as business groups and the Opposition demand clarity for the 4000 people stuck in NSW since the border closed in the new year, who still have no idea when they might be able to go home.
It was backed by an infectious diseases expert, who said it might be safer to allow them to come…

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