It’s not the first time…

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-01/qld-nsw-border-talks-heavy-handed-restrictions-remain/100423596

And probably won’t be the last
The saga of the Queensland and New South Wales border closure
100 plus years ago

Read all about it HERE

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-02-05/the-deadly-spanish-flu-and-qld-nsw-border-closure-100-years-on/10781296

People were forced to pass food, mail and goods across the closed border during the outbreak.
(Supplied by Tweed Regional Museum) source

3 thoughts on “It’s not the first time…

  1. That barrier is really really strange. Nice to see everyone making a party of it, having picnics and parties. Aussie ingenuity. How many leap over and join the other side.

    I suppose it works in general. You can’t drive through so there’s no big population change.

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  2. This was really interesting and because you linked to ABC I started clicking their related links and got enjoyably lost in a Spanish flu rabbit hole

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