Need ‘order at the border’

Questions over closure with major disruption concern
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STUCK AT HOME: Wangaratta Chronicle cadet journalist Willson Mack will have to work from home, like many other NSW and Victoria residents thanks to the border closure. PHOTO: Leah Anderson-Byrne

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian must guarantee order at the NSW border after its closure according to Wangaratta based federal independent MP Helen Haines (MHR, Indi).

Dr Haines said the decision taken by the Premier to close the border will cause significant disruption to many who live on the border.

“I know many locals are asking why alternatives were not considered; we could have drawn the border either north of Albury or south of Wodonga, or even around Melbourne where the outbreak is concentrated,” she said yesterday.

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