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Watch: National cabinet update

SBS Friday, 18 September 2020
The Prime Minister Scott Morrison is speaking live shortly after a national cabinet meeting to discuss increasing the number of international arrivals. Scott Morrison has been accused of seeking to "bludgeon" the states into allowing more Australians to return from overseas. Ahead of the meeting, Mr Morrison called it a "decision, not a proposal".
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