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Border Changes

Border Changes

Border Changes from Midnight tonight

Tighter restrictions will come into effect from midnight tonight after the NSW Government announced the new measures to prevent a further outbreak of COVID-19.

It means the old permits will be expiring today and the new permits will have stricter criteria.

The only reason people will be able to cross the border will be for the purpose of health, education and employment.

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Meanwhile, both mayors on either side of the border were blindsided by the short notice from the NSW Government and the announcement of the redefined 2 kilometre border community zone which does not include Wangaratta, Beechworth or Yackandandah.

The link to the Service NSW map can be accessed here

Those with a current permit will have to reapply through the Service NSW website here

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