International students will return to NSW under new quarantine plan

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International students will be able to return to NSW under a state government pilot plan which involves them spending their Covid quarantine period in purpose-built accommodation.

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said on Thursday 250 international students would be able to come to Sydney each fortnight from mid-year.

They will spend their quarantine period in purpose-built student accommodation.

Students walk around the University of New South Wales campus in Sydney, Australia, on December 1, 2020.
Students walking at the University of New South Wales campus in Sydney. Source: AAP

The arrival of these students will be in addition to the returning Australians arriving at Sydney Airport each week amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The plan has been submitted to the federal government for review.

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