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Tough state closure rules border on the ridiculous for farmers and families – The Guardian

Life could get a little easier for suffering regionals as national cabinet agrees to work on uniform guidelines

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A farmer told to fly hay to a property 25km away, another told to fly her sheep to the saleyard, and a mother barred from seeing her newborn son are among some of the bizarre stories to emerge from tough border closures in place between Australian states.
At the national cabinet meeting on Friday the prime minister, Scott Morrison, appealed to state and territory leaders to develop uniform guidelines for border communities and professions to rely on.
While larger Australian states including W…

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