Queensland borders will ‘not necessarily’ open at 80 per cent, says Premier

The Queensland Premier has repeatedly cast doubt over whether the state’s borders will reopen once the vaccination target is hit – expected to be early December – while more than 11,000 Queenslanders remain stranded in NSW or Victoria, some living in tents.

The national reopening plan, agreed to by state and territory leaders in July, states that at 80 per cent, there should only be highly targeted lockdowns, and vaccinated residents should be exempt from all domestic restrictions.

But when asked directly on Tuesday, “will the borders open at that 80 per cent?” Ms Palaszczuk simply replied: “Not necessarily.”

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  1. Had no idea that people are living in tents I
    feel for the people stuck and cannot get home!! we have a spare room in Lara Victoria if anyone needs help…please get in contact if we can help!!