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Do you think we need to get rid of the COVID hotel quarantine system all together and have separate COVID FACILITIES in each state?

By Emily . Created on 16 May, 2021
For people returning overseas and being in a hotel room for 14 days with potentially the virus being airborne, it is a big risk, how about a facility like in Darwin, set up in EVERY state and territory?
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Elizabeth said on Jul 7, 2021
we should have built isolation chamber s in all states using the same design that hospitals use to build thier isolation chambers as the hospitals have the experience of years to do these things
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Graeme said on Jun 20, 2021
The Government is only doing this to support their benefactors - i.e. large hotel chains who are paid huge amounts by both the Government and the people in detention.
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Simads said on Jun 15, 2021
I think you should be allowed to home quarantine if you live in Australia
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Jenni said on May 31, 2021
i don't feel i know enough about the system to make an informed decision
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JellyKat said on May 26, 2021
Yes, i believe this kind of facility could be used for travellers and refugees instead of jail.
West Swan said on Jun 4, 2021
I would happily quarantine in a detention center (if that is what you mean by jail) for two weeks provided there was a TV and Internet Access. If there was a 'nicer' option with better facilities then of course that would be preferred (but not essential).
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alantrev said on May 26, 2021
Hotel quarantine has proved to be problematical. Separate quarantine facilities in each state or Territory would be a much better way to go. However staffing of these facilities would need to be carefully considered.
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Glenda said on May 25, 2021
I would like to see a centralised isolated location like Howard Springs. Just about every State has a disused Government facility.
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Mrs said on May 25, 2021
Wise words Glenda - and this is so. either a Detention centre or a military facility or a unused mining camp that could be negotiated.
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Linda said on May 25, 2021
Until something better is set up this is all we have to try and combat the arrival of the virus. Victoria has now got an outbreak of the Indian Covid strain which is scary. To me the 14 day quarantine is not enough and how many times have they tested positive a week or so later. A quarantine station elsewhere where they can all go and all be complete separate from each other i.e. no air conditioning sharing etc. ...
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Mrs said on May 25, 2021
Too many just get clearance to go overseas then come back. There has been proof of some who have come and gone more than once since the initial lockdown. Come on folks = rules for all.