Prime minister says border changes to occur on ‘sliding scale’ amid pressure from Liberal MPs to reopen before mid-2022The prime minister has rebuffed calls for a swifter reopening of the borders, saying Australians understand the government taking a “cautious approach” that will see a gradual easing of restrictions.Following calls from the New South Wales government for a clear timetable for reopening linked to vaccination targets, Scott Morrison said on Monday that current border restrictions would remain in place, with a “sliding scale” towards reopening. Related: Australia’s stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended Related: Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India Related: The hermit kingdom: how a proudly multicultural country became ‘fortress Australia’ Continue reading…

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