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Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments

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Gladys Berejiklian expected to announce changes as South Australia opens up to ACT and Brett Sutton gives evidence at Victoria’s hotel quarantine inquiry. Follow all today’s developments

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian step up to speak today she is expected to make an announcement on the further easing of the southern border today, as regional areas of Victoria open up.
In a Facebook post, Albury MP Justin Clancy said he had discussed the border with the premier:

“Travelling to Sydney yesterday my first port of call today was to contact the premier to stress the importance of the border restrictions being eased in line with changes to the Victorian regions. I’m pleased that the premier spoke to this later this morning, saying she will make an announcement tomorrow regarding changes to coronavirus restrictions for border communities.

It comes as Victoria Premier Dan Andrews said regional communities will be able to move more freely from 11.59pm [Tuesday].

With regional Victoria counting down to a more (Covid) normal life, with restrictions due to ease from midnight, NSW is looking at the ‘daily life’ exemptions for crossing the border.

The NSW-Victoria border communities have been through quite a bit in the last couple of months and are hoping that having the virus under control on the Victorian side (with greater metro Melbourne still under heavy restrictions) then crossing that arbitrary line will get a little easier.

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