Queensland quarantine facility plans revealed

Students will be among the international arrivals quarantining at a facility at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, near Brisbane, from early 2022. The facility will have some 500 beds ready to use by the end of 2021. “The universities have been speaking to us about the need...

Quarantine confusion as UK approves Covishield vaccine

According to UK government information, as of 4:00 am October 4, travellers fully vaccinated by an approved program in Europe or the US will no longer be required to quarantine on arrival in the UK. Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer/BioNTech and Janssen vaccines are...

HE sector positive about quarantine hotel capacity

The organisation’s director Vivienne Stern told The PIE News that there was previously concern that there would not be enough hotels to meet demand when students arrive.  “Fortunately we are now in a much more optimistic position than we were a couple of weeks ago”...