Survey of impact on our community of Qld border closure

Wednesday, 19 August

Following the closure of the NSW and Queensland border, Lismore City Council is conducting a survey to determine the impact the closure is having on our community.

Lismore City Deputy Mayor Darlene Cook urged residents and local businesses to participate in the survey, which can be found at

“Anecdotally, the closure is having a severe impact on many members of our community,” she said.

“We have all seen media reports about people with medical conditions being turned away from the border and others not being able to get to their place of work or visit family,” she said.

“It is important that our state and federal leaders understand the impact this border closure is having on our community.

“The results of the survey will be forwarded to our State and Federal Government Members of Parliament so that they can make representations on the community’s behalf.

“It only takes a few minutes to fill in the survey at

The survey is now open and closes on Friday, 4 September 2020


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