Dr Young has police officers outside her home and with her everywhere she goes after receiving death threats over her handling of interstate border exemption cases.
She faced an onslaught of criticism after denying 26-year-old Canberra nurse Sarah Caisip’s plea to leave hotel quarantine to attend her father’s funeral with her mother and sister.
Dr Young said on Monday she was grateful for police protection, not because of the physical protection they provided but because it showed the government was supporting her in her decisions.
“It has taken an enormous toll on me, but then this has taken an enormous toll on nearly every single person in our community. Every single person in our community in Queensland has had to give up an…