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‘A whole new energy’: Border towns all shook up as checkpoint comes down – The Age

Border communities along the Murray have celebrated their midnight reunification after 138 days apart, but concerns linger following the cancellation of several…

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Albury mayor Kevin Mack said there was elation and relief at the border as cars sailed through the checkpoint unimpeded by the police and Australian Defence Force personnel who had been stationed there for over four months.
There were busy scenes again on Monday morning, Cr Mack said.
Wodonga’s local Elvis Presley performs at the border checkpoint at South Albury.Credit:Lisa Maree Williams
“The Hume Highway was packed with cars with Victorian number plates,” he said.
But Cr Mack said the healing…

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