It happened when most of them didn’t bother to turn up to a Zoom call about a month ago where it was very clearly conveyed. Artem Sitak (NZ) said as much.Players have the same refrain, that they were not told they would need to quarantine if a case was found on the plane. Not sure where the comms break happened.
October was a long time ago. It was before the AO was approved at all and it was before the new more transmissible variants were announced. It was finalised a month ago with this rule in place. It’s very unfortunate that no one bothered to read the updated information, but given how fast things are changing worldwide...they really should haveWell there was this statement from Craig Tiley in October.
As for why it was allowed to go ahead - the risk can be managed (as we are seeing) and it is a huge boost to the Victorian economy, which desperately needs it. I’m glad it’s being held - it means some people have jobs who wouldn’t otherwise.