Police Doing Self Isolation Check ups

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  1. Terry_w

    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    I just received a call from a NSW police officer who asked me where I lived. I asked why and she said they were knocking on my door and there was no answer. I asked the address and it was where I lived about 4 years ago. I asked where she got that address and she said it would have been from the immigration card I filled out on entry. I said I live in VIC and put down the correct address.

    She was nice and was just doing her job so I didn't give her a hard time, but it looks like they are checking up on people who have come back from overseas.
     
  2. Peter_Tersteeg

    Peter_Tersteeg Well-Known Member Business Member

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    Yeah, that's been all over the news since they introduced this last week.

    Did you sign a some sort of statement that you were self isolating?
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    Yes, I shouldn't have though as it was voluntary.
     
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    Police are doing compliance checks and issuing fines for people who don't comply.

    When you moved did you update your drivers license? Apart ftom that I'm not sure where they would get your address. Electoral Roll?
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    Yes, I have changed both drivers licence and electoral roll. Moved twice since then too.
     
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    Great to hear that they are checking - it’s been mentioned on the news but it seems to really be happening now.
     
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    So I guess you signed an enforceable undertaking and I guess they're enforcing compliance?
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    No definitely not. She did ask if I had ever run a business from that address so perhaps recorded in their system for something.