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‘A really serious blow’: Peak tourism body’s fears over Melbourne outbreak

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Queensland’s peak tourism body is concerned travellers and holiday-makers will be anxious about the border declaration scheme being re-instated. 

The state government today announced from 1am on Saturday February 13, travellers must complete a declaration of where in Victoria they visited.

Queensland Tourism Industry Council CEO Daniel Gschwind said they were happy the borders weren’t slammed shut, but it was a concern.

“It is an enormous worry, and more importantly it is a great worry for all of the would be travellers around the country who are considering making plans hopefully to travel to Queensland and across Australia,” he said.

“This is a really serious blow to that whole trend of opening things up and getting things going again.”

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