Australian state bars US couple from seeing dying father – BBC News

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    US couple Mark Kilian and his wife Anneli Gericke are fighting to see his dying father in Queensland in Australia.

    The Australian federal government granted the couple an exemption to Covid border closures, allowing them to travel to the country.

    But the state of Queensland has denied their quarantine exemption so the couple are currently serving 14 days in a hotel isolation.

    Mark and Anneli have made a desperate plea to the state leader and chief health officer to have compassion before time runs out.

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