800 Australian passengers stuck onboard a cruise ship will be quarantined on tourist hotspot island for 14 days after Ruby Princess debacle
The Western Australian Premier has said 800 Australian passengers on board a cruise ship heading to port in Freemantle will be quarantined for 14 days.
The Vasco da Gama cruise ship is scheduled to dock on Friday and the 800 Australians will be transferred to Rottnest Island for self-isolation.
All foreign crew and passengers will remain on the ship until they can be flown directly out of the country.
Passengers on another cruise ship to dock in WA on Friday will be quarantined after the Ruby Princess (pictured) debacle