Australian couple's nightmare holiday with Covid, cancelled flights, lost ...

Australian couple's nightmare holiday with Covid, cancelled flights, lost ...
Australian couple's nightmare holiday with Covid, cancelled flights, lost ...
How an Australian couple's holiday turned into a nightmare with Covid, cancelled flights, lost luggage, a cyclone and a volcanic eruption 'Outdated' Australian re-entry requirements has temporarily split a family Mother-of-two is allowed to leave Fiji, but not allowed to land in Melbourne Australia's international travel arrangements are lagging the domestic ones 

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Australians are being needlessly stranded overseas after recovering from Covid by outdated isolation requirements scrapped at home. 

Martina Cullen said the re-entry requirements split her family despite her having no Covid symptoms and not being contagious after picking up the virus while on holiday in Fiji.

Despite being cleared to leave the country by Fijian authorities, she is still there well after her nephew after other family members flew home to Melbourne

Ms Cullen had to say goodbye to her husband Nigel Landeryou and children Talei, 12, and Liadin, two, and stay in Nadi while they flew home as the Australian Government requires her to wait 14 days after her positive PCR test before leaving.

Martina Cullen (pictured) is stuck in Fiji while her husband and kids have been able to fly back home to Melbourne

Martina Cullen (pictured) is stuck in Fiji while her husband and kids have been able to fly back home to Melbourne

'What I wasn't prepared for was that the Australian government have kept in place a rule that is no longer valid within Australia,' she told The Age

The family flew to Fiji in late December and on Christmas Day flew to Savusavu for a family reunion with Mr Landeryou's Fijian-born mother and Australian-born father, who has Parkinson's disease. 

Mr Landeryou's sister's family were also on the holiday. 

By the time they all returned to Nadi on January 6 to fly to Melbourne the next day it had

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