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‘Forgotten Australians’: regional areas need solution to state border closures, David Littleproud says – The Guardian

Agricultural minister accuses states of focusing on capital cities and ignoring impacts of coronavirus restrictions on rural areas

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Agricultural minister David Littleproud has made another plea for common sense to prevail in regards to border restrictions, to clear a path for agricultural producers to navigate Australias closed states.
The Queensland minister accused state politicians of making coronavirus restriction decisions around capital cities and not taking into account the impact on regional communities, which have so far escaped the brunt of the pandemic.
Littleproud wants farmers to have freedom of navigation for…

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