Visa Holders Have to Wait Until Dec 15 to Enter Australia Due to Omicron Variant [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Visa Holders Have to Wait Until Dec 15 to Enter Australia Due to Omicron Variant [Headlines]

Due to the Omicron coronavirus variant, skilled migrants, international students and humanitarian visa holders will not be allowed to enter.

By Hope NewsroomTuesday 30 Nov 2021NewsReading Time: 2 minutes

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team. You can listen to hourly bulletin updates at hopenews.com.au.

Starting tomorrow skilled migrants, international students and humanitarian visa holders will no longer be allowed to enter the country due to the Omicron coronavirus variant emergency. 

They will now have to wait until the 15th of December.

An urgent meeting of state and territory leaders will be held later today to discuss the spread of the new variant.

Four people in New South Wales and one in the Northern Territory are confirmed to have the Omicron strain.

The World Health Organisation says the Omicron strain highlights the importance of strong vaccination coverage around the world.

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