TV presenter Rebecca Maddern has attacked Queensland Health's decision to force all passengers from two Virgin flights to spend Christmas in self-isolation, after the planes were declared high-risk Covid exposure sites.
The Ninja Warrior host, 44, came out swinging against authorities in a scathing Instagram post on Wednesday, questioning the state's harsh quarantine rules as she anxiously prepares to fly from Melbourne to Queensland later this month.
She shared a screenshot of a news article confirming passengers were required to isolate for 14 days regardless of a negative result, and wrote on Instagram: 'So Queensland isn't really open at all.'
Not impressed: TV presenter Rebecca Maddern (left, with Ben Fordham) has attacked Queensland Health's decision to force all passengers from two Virgin flights to spend Christmas in self-isolation, after the planes were declared high-risk Covid exposure sites
'Passengers have been flying between Sydney and Melbourne for weeks - has there been a massive issue? No. Why is Queensland 14 days iso for a close contact,' she added.
'In Victoria, it's 10 days iso if you're Covid positive!'
Rebecca, who lives in Melbourne, went on to share her own fears that she may not able to visit her father in Queensland in the coming weeks.
'Is this personal? Yes,' she said. 'I haven't seen my dad for 18 months. Due to fly out soon.
'So many people are very anxious today and I