Kiwi passengers detained in Melbourne after arriving under travel bubble arrangements - reports

More than a dozen passengers originally from New Zealand have been detained after arriving in Melbourne, Australian media reports.


The 14 passengers had arrived in Sydney under the new trans-Tasman bubble arrangements, which mean they didn't have to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

However, they then managed to board a connecting flight to Melbourne, which isn't accepting international arrivals, ABC News reports.

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New South Wales and Northern Territory are now open thanks to the new “safe travel zone”. Source: 1 NEWS

Today was the first day New Zealanders were able to travel to Australia under the new bubble arrangements.