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Australia Annastacia Palaszczuk and Gladys Berejiklian's call about borders

05:10  25 november  2020
05:10  25 november  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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' Gladys being Gladys ': Annastacia Palaszczuk reveals the feuding premiers had VERY tense 'catch up' phone call before Queensland opened its border with NSW. Annastacia Palaszczuk has lifted the lid on her phone call with Gladys Berejiklian .

Text between feuding premiers Annastacia Palaszczuk and Gladys Berejiklian reveals border discussion attempts. News.com.au has confirmed that despite the Queensland Premier’ s claim Gladys Berejiklian “never called her” about borders , she did text on Sunday night.

Gladys Berejiklian, Annastacia Palaszczuk looking at the camera: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Gladys Berejiklian have not apologised to each other after feuding for months about Queensland's hard border closure, the Queensland premier has revealed.

Ms Palaszczuk on Tuesday confirmed her state's border would finally be open to all NSW residents from December 1.

The announcement came after the Queensland premier had a 'catch-up' phone call with her NSW counterpart.

Annastacia Palaszczuk sitting at a table: Annastacia Palaszczuk (pictured) and Gladys Berejiklian have not apologised to each other after feuding for months about Queensland's hard border closure, the Queensland premier has revealed © Provided by Daily Mail Annastacia Palaszczuk (pictured) and Gladys Berejiklian have not apologised to each other after feuding for months about Queensland's hard border closure, the Queensland premier has revealed Gladys Berejiklian in a blue suit: The border announcement came after the Queensland premier had a 'catch-up' phone call with her NSW counterpart, Gladys Berejiklian (pictured) © Provided by Daily Mail The border announcement came after the Queensland premier had a 'catch-up' phone call with her NSW counterpart, Gladys Berejiklian (pictured)

Ms Palaszczuk appeared on Today on Wednesday morning, where she was asked whether either of the premiers said 'sorry' to each other.

Palaszczuk taking suggestions for Origin victory text to send NSW

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Annastacia Palaszczuk denies Gladys Berejiklian reached out to speak about border reopening. But the newly reinstated premier has denied the border was mentioned in Ms Berejiklian ’ s text, a spokesman telling NCA NewsWire Ms Palaszczuk left her on read for three days before responding

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says state is ‘good to go’ after New South Wales recorded 31 days with no unknown source Covid cases. The border closure had caused a significant rift between Palaszczuk and her NSW counterpart Gladys Berejiklian .

She responded: 'No, Gladys is just being Gladys.'

'I expect that. I have always handled myself with dignity and I will always put my state first and she will always look after her state.

'That is the way it is.'

The border was closed to all of NSW in early August. It was reopened to those from regional NSW, as well as the ACT, in early November, but still barred people from Sydney.


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Ms Palaszczuk earlier said the Queensland and NSW chief health officers had been in contact after NSW reached 28 days with no local COVID-19 cases without a known source, and agreed the border should reopen.

Karl Stefanovic, Annastacia Palaszczuk are posing for a picture: Ms Palaszczuk appeared on Today on Wednesday morning (pictured), where she was asked whether either of the premiers said 'sorry' to each other © Provided by Daily Mail Ms Palaszczuk appeared on Today on Wednesday morning (pictured), where she was asked whether either of the premiers said 'sorry' to each other

On Tuesday, Ms Berejiklian said she'd received 'the best phone call I've had from anybody in ages'.

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has called on Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to show "a bit of compassion" regarding border closures. Speaking on 2GB' s Ben Fordham Live Ms Berejiklian admitted she did not have a working relationship with Ms Palaszczuk , saying it was "not through want

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian was “very positive” when she heard Queensland would fully reopen its border , according to Queensland’ s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk . “It is wonderful to be back in communication with the NSW premier,” Palaszczuk said, after weeks of tension between the two.

The premier has in recent weeks repeatedly chafed against Queensland's demand for 28 days of no unsourced COVID-19 cases in NSW, saying the standard was arbitrary and had no medical rationale.

'I'm so thrilled and relieved because I know what this means for our citizens but also citizens in Queensland,' Ms Berejiklian said in a statement.

'All of us felt such a glow of warmth when we saw people uniting after the Victoria-NSW border opened, so I know so many families will be booking their flights and businesses will be making arrangements to hire more staff.'

a police officer standing in front of a car: Ms Palaszczuk on Tuesday confirmed her state's border would finally be open to Sydneysiders from December 1. Pictured: A motorist passes through a border control checkpoint at Coolangatta on Tuesday © Provided by Daily Mail Ms Palaszczuk on Tuesday confirmed her state's border would finally be open to Sydneysiders from December 1. Pictured: A motorist passes through a border control checkpoint at Coolangatta on Tuesday

Victorians will also be welcomed back into Queensland come December 1.

Ms Palaszczuk announced the change on Wednesday after the Victoria went 28 days without an unlinked case of community coronavirus transmission.

'Victoria will be good to go to come up to Queensland as well (on December 1),' Ms Palaszczuk told Seven's Sunrise program on Wednesday.

'So that's absolutely wonderful news, congratulations to Daniel Andrews and his team down there, and to all of the Victorians, and we look forward to welcoming you to Queensland.

'And please stop by and say hello. If you see me out and about during the holidays because it's going to be wonderful.'

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Queensland has swung open its borders to Victoria and the rest of New South Wales after eight months of some of the strictest rules in the country. From 1am local time (2am AEDT), anyone from Victoria and Sydneysiders, who were the only NSW residents still blocked, can enter Queensland without a border declaration pass. Anyone who has already travelled from those places will be able to leave hotel quarantine.During the eight months closed off from the largest populations in the country there have been 5.5 million border applications, 21,000 people turned away, and border breaches as people battled to enter Queensland.

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