EbeneInfo – AU – ‘All Australians and New Zealanders welcome’: NSW-Victoria border to reopen from midnight tonight


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A border checkpoint between New South Wales and Victoria, set up under COVID-19 police restrictions, will be lifted at midnight on Sunday

The three-month NSW-Victoria border checkpoint operation will end with Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian defending her state as the only Australian territory « that welcomes everyone »

« All Australians are welcome in New South Wales, all New Zealanders are welcome in New South Wales without quarantine, » she told reporters at the nearby checkpoint on Sunday

The border patrol, made up of police and military, was established in response to the deadly second wave of COVID-19 in Victoria, but as the southern state overcomes the virus, the border will operate freely

« It cost several million dollars if you add up all the costs, but you can’t put a price on the safety of the community, » she said

More than five million cars and 500,000 heavy vehicles passed the checkpoint while it was in operation

NSW reported 11 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, all already in quarantine There have been no cases of community transmission of the virus for a 15th consecutive day

Ms Berejiklian again pressured other states to open borders and do more to help overcome the impacts of the coronavirus

The Prime Minister added that she would not have closed her state on the basis of information used by SA to close its borders last week

When asked if Queensland should open its border to NSW given the number of days without local transmission of COVID-19, Ms Berejiklian said she remained upset by the logic of the state from the sun

More than 150 people partied overnight in an abandoned military bunker on Sydney’s coastal point, in violation of NSW coronavirus rules

The group dispersed and attempted to flee after police arrived at the noisy Malabar Headland National Park party at 12 p.m.30h on Sunday

The alleged organizers of the shindig – four men aged 25 to 34 – will be fined $ 1,000 for failing to follow COVID-19 instructions

Under current restrictions, no more than 30 people can gather outside in a public place that includes parks, reserves, beaches, public gardens and spaces

People in Australia must stay at least 15 meters from others Check your jurisdiction’s restrictions on collection limits

If you have symptoms of a cold or the flu, stay home and schedule a test by calling your doctor or contacting the coronavirus health information hotline on 1800 020 080 News and information is available in 63 languages ​​on https: // sbscomau / coronavirus

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