Seeks agreement to proactively release the Cabinet paper Amendments to the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Managed Isolation and Quarantine Charges) Regulations 2020 and supporting documents. MBIE proposes to release this information on 4 February 2022.
From 31 January 2022 - Provides information on engagement with leaders in the business community and seeks views on the business community developing up a detailed plan for how a privately-run alternative to MIQ could work.
Provides information as to why current capacity pressures and uncertainty around the timing of the delayed self-isolation pathway with Australia have resulted in the next MIQ room release being delayed to Thursday, 20 January 2022 (previously planned for Thursday, 13 January 2022).
Provides an update on the evolving situation regarding MIQ capacity, sets out actions that have been taken over the last week to alleviate pressure on the MIQ system, and seeks decision on options to mitigate managed isolation capacity constraints in February 2022.