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  • First it was cruise ship passengers, now a debacle over airline passengers has been unfolding at Sydney Airport.

    Mandatory new health checks on arrivals has led to extraordinary scenes of hundreds of people breaching social distancing rules.

    Here’s NSW state political reporter Ashleigh Raper.

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