Scott Morrison has outlined a four-phase transition to finally end the cycle of lockdowns and border closures.
Each stage will be implemented based on the percentage of eligible Australians who have been vaccinated.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Australia's weekly arrival cap has been cut in half to decrease the risk of Covid-19 outbreaks from hotel quarantine.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change after a National Cabinet meeting on Friday morning as 12 million Australians endured lockdowns.
International arrivals were capped at 6,370 a week but Labor premiers wanted this dramatically reduced.
Scott Morrison is pictured leaving quarantine after two weeks in his house in Canberra following the G7 summit
The Prime Minister is holding a national cabinet meeting today with Premiers including Dan Andrews (pictured) as they look to agree a plan for Australia's pandemic future
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian - whose state has taken half of all returned travellers - said she didn't agree but accepted the decision.
'I am disappointed that every State hasn't done its fair share but I appreciate and have to respect the decision of National Cabinet,' she said.
'I don't support the view that other Premiers have that this means mistakes aren't going to happen and we're not going to have outbreaks. That is still going to occur,'