"If you didn’t like the pandemic and COVID, you’re going to hate the climate crisis."
There are nearly 13,000 Indian student visa holders desperately waiting to study back in Australia.
Last year, the Australian government reduced the number of intakes from 18,750 down to 13,750.
He told hosts Ali and Karl that the chance of travellers facing jail or fines are "pretty much zero".
Meanwhile, 9000 Aussies can't get back home.