A traveller who recently returned to Australia is behind bars after police stopped him going outside for a third time in two days.
The 30-year-old man, who flew home from Jordan on March 18, was ordered to self-quarantine at his Edensor Park home for 14 days.
But, he allegedly went out to Pagewood about 1.20am on Saturday, was given a $1000 on-the-spot fine and ordered to return home.
Later on Saturday, he was arrested on Pitt Street, in Sydney’s CBD, charged with disobeying a ministerial direction under the Public Health Act and granted bail to appear in court in May.
The man was then moved to a serviced apartment in Camperdown. On Sunday, he tried to leave that facility and was arrested again.
He was refused bail and ordered to face Central Local Court on Monday.