NT Chief Minister Michael Gunner stated that the change has been made as a result of PCR “testing issues” interstate.
The Northern Territory, Queensland and Tasmania are still asking passengers from ‘high risk’ areas to test negative via a PCR test 72 hours before departure, alongside many other international countries.
Host Adam Thorn talks to Bell Flight’s Terry Miyauchi, who headed up Arizona Police’s Aviation Unit.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on Queensland and the other states to drop their testing requirements and free up testing resources for symptomatic people and close contacts of confirmed COVID cases.
While the federal government, and most state governments, have committed to keeping their borders open due to vaccine milestones already having been met, a new survey suggests consumers remain unconvinced.