Opinion

Getting to heart of those travel exemptions

By David Adams
September 15 2021 - 7:00am
SUBJECTIVE: Decisions made regarding compassionate travel based on transmission risks and health advice may be on solid ground, but those made outside this framework are often viewed as arbitrary, largely because the decision-making process to arrive at them is neither defined nor transparent. Picture: Shutterstock
SUBJECTIVE: Decisions made regarding compassionate travel based on transmission risks and health advice may be on solid ground, but those made outside this framework are often viewed as arbitrary, largely because the decision-making process to arrive at them is neither defined nor transparent. Picture: Shutterstock

One of the more common words being used as the basis for exemptions for travelling during COVID is ''compassionate''.