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Victorians stranded in Queensland can now take the direct route home – The Age

Some have already taken the long way round – via the Birdsville Track – but Victorians will be allowed to drive home through NSW, provided they don’t dawdle

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“You stop twice on the way, you stop for 15 minutes, you have a mask on, you keep your social distance,” he said.
But although the Department of Health and Human Services is discouraging people from making lengthy stopovers it is not advising travellers to make a Cannonball Run-style dash across NSW.
Testing chief Jeroen Weimar giving a COVID-19 update in Melbourne.Credit:Paul Jeffers
The department’s website says people will be allowed to stop in NSW for toilet breaks, food and drink, or petrol….

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