Son forced to farewell his dying mother in Perth via a video call in Melbourne says he's disgusted to be an Australian and wants to return to Belgium
James Turbitt was denied entry into Western Australia to farewell dying mother The grieving son, 35, was forced to farwell in mum in Perth from Melbourne hotel He wants to return to girlfriend in Belgium and embarrassed to be an Australian Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews now wants proof Australians live overseas
'I would have done anything to see my mum before she passed away' said James Turbitt, who is now fighting to be allowed to go to her funeral An Australian man whose mother died while he was in a hotel quarantine has gone on hunger strike to draw attention to the impossible situations facing people who seek exemptions from Covid restrictions on compassionate grounds.
'I'm embarrassed to be Australian': Heartbroken son who rushed home to see his dying mother is shattered by a call in hotel quarantine telling him she had 12 hours to live - but he was STILL banned from seeing her
James Turbitt raced halfway across the world to be by his dying mother's bed He was trapped in Melbourne as his mum in Perth was given 12 hours left to live His mother died after her son was forced to give last goodbye over the internet Now he's questioned why foreign celebrities get exemptions when Aussies don't
Furious son goes on a hunger strike after heartless Victorian authorities refused to release him from hotel quarantine and demanded he charter his own PLANE to Western Australia to see his dying mum
James Turbitt on hunger strike while quarantining at Melbourne's Stamford Plaza Made a mercy dash home from Belgium to Australia see his dying mum Mr Turbitt forced to say final goodbye over a dodgy hotel internet connection Health officials still to decide if he can attend his mother's funeral
Grieving son goes on a hunger strike after his mother dies in hospital while he was stuck in hotel quarantine - despite the government granting him an exemption to come home and see her
Aussie James Turbitt stages hunger-strike in protest over COVID-19 quarantine Mr Turbitt made a mercy dash home from Belgium to see his dying mum His was forced to say goodbye over a dodgy hotel internet connection Health officials still to decide if he can attend his mother's funeral An Australian man stuck in isolation has lashed out at authorities after being denied a quarantine exemption to visit his dying mum.