Coronavirus: UN ruling gives hope to 'abandoned' stranded Australians

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated April 16 2021 - 9:44am, first published 7:00am
Jason George and wife Deborah at New York's Grand Central Station at Christmas. Picture: Supplied

A United Nations committee has asked the Morrison government to "facilitate and ensure" the prompt return of three Australians stranded overseas, in a verdict hailed as a win for the thousands of people desperate to return home.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.