French nationals enter Sydney's international airport to be repatriated back to France on Thursday. Photo: AFP
French nationals enter Sydney's international airport to be repatriated back to France on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Australia wants all visitors and temporary visa holders to leave

  • There are 2.17 million foreigners in Australia on different temporary visas, including about 118,000 backpackers and 565,000 international students
  • If they cannot ‘confidently’ sustain themselves for the next six months, they should leave, the country’s acting immigration minister said

French nationals enter Sydney's international airport to be repatriated back to France on Thursday. Photo: AFP
French nationals enter Sydney's international airport to be repatriated back to France on Thursday. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE