Australia NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says travellers from coronavirus hotspots in Victoria 'not welcome'

05:52  30 june  2020
05:52  30 june  2020 Source:   abc.net.au

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The NSW Premier says anyone from one of Victoria's coronavirus hotspot is "not welcome" into the state and that people should assume everyone from Melbourne has the virus.

As Victoria struggles with spikes in COVID-19 cases, Gladys Berejiklian has urged NSW residents to reject visitors from south of the border.

"I'm very concerned about what's happening in Victoria," she said.

"Do not allow anyone from a hotspot in Melbourne or from greater Melbourne to come into your home — you have the right to say no."

NSW Health announced this morning that non-essential travel between Melbourne and NSW was discouraged and that it had implemented restrictions on Melbourne travellers from entering "high-risk settings" such as aged-care facilities.

NSW-Vic border to remain open despite COVID-19 hotspots

  NSW-Vic border to remain open despite COVID-19 hotspots New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed the border with Victoria will remain open but warned against travelling to hotspots and Melbourne. “The border between New South Wales and Victoria will continue to stay open,” Ms Berejiklian said.“However, as is consistent with the health advice from Victoria and New South Wales, nobody from New South Wales should be travelling to the hotspots at this time.“And people should consider whether they should travel to Melbourne at this point in time.

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"Further restrictions may be implemented as the situation evolves," it said.

The Premier said NSW would not consider closing its borders with Victoria "at this stage".

"NSW has kept its borders open during the entire [pandemic] time and we have managed to get to this place through vigilance and hard work of the community," she said.

"We feel that the warnings we have put out, the directions we have put out. The fact that we have proactively worked with major event organisers to prevent Victorians from purchasing tickets … we have done extremely well."

However, she urged Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk — who is expected to give a long-awaited update today — to open the sunshine state to NSW.

"I encourage her to open her borders. NSW has demonstrated that you can have a COVID-safe environment," Ms Berejiklian said.

The comments come as NSW recorded another five new COVID-19 cases overnight, which were all from returned travellers in hotel quarantine.

A large swathe of restrictions are due to be relaxed tomorrow, but Ms Berejiklian has expressed some frustration with people who haven't been adhering to social distancing rules.

"I have noticed in and around my movements that people are starting to relax a little bit too much for my like."

Where are Victorians allowed to travel to for the school holidays? .
Victorian hotspots are not in lockdown but there are some rules in place if you're planning to travel. Here's everything you need to know about interstate and local travel.Victoria's Deputy Chief Health Officer Annaliese van Diemen last week urged Victorians to try and minimise social gatherings over the school holidays and be mindful of current restrictions, which limit gatherings inside homes to a household plus five others.

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