ADF support offered to Andrews government before second wave

ADF support was offered to the Andrews government by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's most senior public servant to assist with Victoria's hotel security more than a month before the state's second wave, an inquiry has heard.

An email from Secretary Phil Gaetjens was released at an inquiry into Victoria's failed hotel quarantine which contradicted repeated claims by Premier Daniel Andrews troops had not been offered.

The state's second wave saw more than 700 deaths.

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