The Prime Minister now won’t be coming into Queensland ahead of the state election, with the government refusing to waive the mandatory hotel quarantine requirement.
Scott Morrison was expected to stand by Queensland’s LNP Leader Deb Frecklington during parts of her campaign, but that’s now been ruled out.
Queensland Health says while the Prime Minister would be granted an exemption to come into the state, he wouldn’t be able to bypass the quarantine period.
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That means he’d be made to pay for two weeks of quarantine at a Queensland Hotel, something that he’s indicated he won’t be able to do.