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Supermarkets reach lockdown deal with state to keep Victoria fed – The Age

Big supermarkets hammer out compromise with government in an effort to keep food supplies flowing during the strict stage four COVID-19 lockdown.

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Premier Daniel Andrews warned shoppers on Thursday not to panic buy or hoard “enormous quantities of food”, saying the government and retailers were committed to ensuring there was ample supply.
He said the rules on supply chain workforces were aimed at driving down the number of people working at the distribution centres, making it harder for the virus to spread, while keeping supply chains running.
A lot of work has gone into driving down staff levels but at the same time protecting the amou…

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