Victoria’s interstate Covid travel permit regime being urgently investigated by ombudsman

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:30:03 GMT 11

Victoria’s interstate Covid travel permit regime being urgently investigated by ombudsman


Allan Meers, trapped in NSW after visiting a terminally ill friend, is one of dozens who have complained to Deborah Glass

The Victorian ombudsman will urgently investigate the state’s travel permit regime after receiving more than 80 complaints including that a failure to provide exemptions had effectively left some people homeless.

The ombudsman, Deborah Glass, said most of the complaints related to Victorians attempting to return to the state after the border was closed to New South Wales on 9 July.

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