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Coronavirus Australia live update: NSW, WA and Queensland agree to raise caps on international arrivals


Victoria reports 45 new cases and five more deaths as NSW announces six cases; Queensland will reopen border to ACT residents from 25 September. Follow live

5.12am BST

Morrison is asked whether the federal government will be financially contributing to the states to help them set up the hotel quarantine system faster.

He says that no states asked for the federal government to pay.

5.07am BST

Morrison says there are 24,000 Australians who are stranded overseas, who wish to come home.

He says there are 4,000 people who have been identified as more vulnerable by the department of foreign affairs.

There are quite a lot of Australians living in Bali at the moment. When you ask how many of them want to come home, it’s actually only a few hundred. But there is, I think, around 7,000 Australians who are in Bali currently. So that doesn’t mean they’re all looking to come home.

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