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Perth lockdown update: Queensland’s harsh new measures for WA residents

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Queensland will require anyone who has been in Perth or Peel since April 17 to comply with the requirements of the WA lockdown.

From midnight, any returning Queensland residents and exempted travellers from Perth or Peel will also be ordered into 14 days hotel quarantine.

Queensland Health Minister Yvette D’Ath denied it was an overreaction, especially on the eve of Sunday’s Anzac Day commemorations.

Watch WA Premier Mark McGowan announce the lockdown in the video player above

“There is never a more important time to follow these directions,” she told reporters on Saturday.

“We have Anzac Day coming up tomorrow. I wouldn’t consider for a moment putting those people at risk because we want to attend those services.”

She indicated…



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