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Tasmania’s borders to stay closed until December to wait out Victorian coronavirus threat – ABC News

Tasmania’s borders will stay closed until at least December 1 to allow for the coronavirus situation in Victoria to be “clearly controlled”, the Premier says, with travel incentives on offer to encourage locals to holiday within the state.

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Tasmania’s borders will remain closed until at least December 1, the Premier has announced.
Key points:

  • Tasmania was the first state to close its borders in March
  • Currently everyone except essential travellers are required to quarantine for two weeks upon arrival
  • The Premier said grants would be available to Tasmanians to encourage local travel

Speaking in Parliament on Tuesday afternoon, Peter Gutwein said restrictions would stay in place until at least Dece…

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