Sydney Backpacker Party Causes Outrage

Backpackers and other foreign visitors in Australia that were caught flouting public health restrictions could be deported.

Backpackers and other foreign visitors in Australia that were caught flouting public health restrictions could be deported.

Videos of the large gatherings were shared on social media. 

In the videos,  hordes of young travelers were singing and dancing in breach of coronavirus regulations.

Sydney is battling a new outbreak after months of no local cases.

Videos of the gathering shared on social media showed hordes of young adults singing and dancing in breach of coronavirus regulations.

Some eyewitnesses said many of those present were British.

Sydney is battling a new outbreak after months of no local cases.

The virus’s re-appearance occurred a week before Christmas sparked a swift re-introduction of restrictions in the city, including preventive measures on holiday gatherings and a lockdown of the worst-affected region, the Northern Beaches.

Meanwhile, Sydney cut off from rest of Australia amid outbreak.

The outbreak has already increased to 129 cases.


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