Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa

Australian PM scrambles to address backlash over ban on citizens returning from India

  • Temporary restrictions introduced by Australia have been excoriated by lawmakers, expatriates and the Indian diaspora
  • Scott Morrison insisted travellers would be ‘highly unlikely’ to face the maximum penalties of five years’ jail and a US$51,000 fine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Photo: dpa
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