'I was kept from my practice for two months': GP's border nightmare

Townsville GP Dr Alec Stereff found himself in limbo after travelling to Melbourne for his father's funeral

A GP who spent 60 days trying to get home to Queensland after his father’s funeral is calling for a rethink of the state's COVID-19 border rules.

Dr Alec Stereff
Dr Alec Stereff.

Dr Alec Stereff was locked out of his state after flying to Melbourne on 6 September, the day his elderly father died from heart and kidney failure.   

“There was no way I wasn’t going to attend his funeral,”