UPDATED | The Liberal party-room is approaching civil war over Transport Minister Stephan Knoll’s plan to scrap hundreds of bus stops and overhaul many routes – as it emerged the vast majority of weekend after-midnight services are set to be axed.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has shrugged off South Australia’s refusal to lift its eastern border restrictions before next month’s school holiday period, saying, “Why would you want to go there?”
UPDATED | South Australia will open its borders to arrivals from Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory from midnight – but none of those jurisdictions are reciprocating – while coronavirus restrictions will be further relaxed on public gatherings and some fitness classes after a meeting of state authorities this morning.
It’s becoming a well-worn refrain in South Australia that it’s much harder to lift coronavirus restrictions than impose them. Which, writes Tom Richardson, might explain why we’re doing a much worse job of it.