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ADF member fined for having guest in hotel quarantine room

ADF member fined for having guest in hotel quarantine room
A member of the Australian Defence Force has been fined $1000 for inviting a guest to his Sydney hotel room during mandatory quarantine.
NSW Police said in a statement ADF officers working as security at the hotel on Hickson Road in Sydney heard a female's voice in the man's room about 12.45am today.
The 26-year-old man in quarantine is a serving ADF officer who had returned to Australia from overseas deployment.
A member of the Australian Defence Force who invited a guest into his Sydney quarantine hotel room has been fined $1000.. (AAP)
The 53-year-old woman was escorted from the room and police were called.
The pair were both given $1000 fines for breaching public health orders.
The woman was told to get a COVID-19 test immediately and to self-isolate in her Hornsby home.
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