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‘Lame excuse’: NSW lashes out over Queensland refusal to pay hotel quarantine bill – Sydney Morning Herald

Premier Gladys Berejiklian says Queensland’s stoush with the federal government over a proposed quarantine hub is no excuse for it refusing to pay the $30 million…

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Mr Miles said the refusal to pay the $30 million until repatriation flights were allowed to land at Toowoombas Wellcamp Airport was about stepping up where the Commonwealth has failed by proposing the national quarantine facility in southern Queensland.
He tabled the invoice from the NSW government for hotel quarantine stays between March and September last year.
NSW quarantined 7112 arrivals during the above period who provided a residence address in your state, the invoice reads. A further 4991…

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