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1.09am BST

The Greens senator Rachel Siewert is questioning Professor Brendan Murphy why ventilation is not in the guidelines for quarantine. Murphy says the states and territories are looking at it, but it is not in the guidelines, because it’s a building and engineering process.

Siewert says that is ‘semantics’.

12.55am BST

So things are going well then.

#auspol Hate it when I think I deliver a sweet line and then have to repeat it because the Minister wasn’t listening …. @10NewsFirst #estimates #Quarantine

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