Scott Morrison tells states to hold their nerve on borders, as Paul Kelly says Omicron strain cannot be kept out

Finn McHugh
Miriam Webber
By Finn McHugh, and Miriam Webber
Updated November 30 2021 - 7:36am, first published 4:45am

The Prime Minister has told states and territories to hold their nerve by keeping internal borders open for Christmas, as a highly-infectious COVID-19 strain seeps into the community.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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