Welcome to Issue 51

Welcome to issue 51, one of the biggest questions in Queensland is “should our state boarders stay closed or should they be opened up to allow our essential hospitality and tourism industry start to recover also in this pandemic?”

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is adamant that our borders stay shut till possibly September from the advice of the Queensland chief health officer Jeannette Young.

Do we need to get our economy moving now before it’s too late?

Does the cost to our economy outweigh our current COVID 19 infection rate?

Is COVID-19 transmission currently out of control?

These are Questions I hear in our community and with our local small businesses still suffering and do rely on tourism in our region. I would love to hear from you and your opinions. Email me at belinda@islandandsurrounds.com.au . I will gladly publish your thoughts on our QLD Border situation.

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