The Australian Federal Government has granted Mark Killian and his wife Annela Gericke, who live in the United States, an exemption from entering Australia so that they can visit Mark’s father before his death.
But Queensland rejected their quarantine exemption, so the couple must now be quarantined in a hotel for 14 days, writing British Broadcasting CorporationWhen they were already on the plane, they received a notice of denial of the request.
A Queensland Health spokesperson defended the decision, saying that the safety of the Queensland community always comes first.
But considering that it is only a matter of days before Mark’s father will leave the world, Mark and Anneli desperately beg the head of state and the health service to show sympathy and sympathy for their situation.
“This is not an issue of the human nature of Australian citizens, it is an issue of bureaucratic disaster,” Mark said.
Mark’s father was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last year. His condition suddenly deteriorated this month, so Mark and Anneli realized that they had to take the first flight to Australia to say goodbye to their dying father.
Glick said: “As soon as the Australian federal authorities learned about my father-in-law’s medical records, they allowed us to be exempt from the transit ban.”
However, their request for exemption was not approved by the Queensland Health Authority. The couple are now in a quarantined hotel and they must stay until June 29. At the same time, my father’s situation was getting worse.
“We put them in protective clothing and equipped with tracking equipment, but they didn’t accept anything,” Glick said, adding that they had both been vaccinated with two doses of the vaccine and had tested negative for covid-19 three times. .
“If we are in North Korea, then I know very well. But we are in Australia,” Mark Killian said.