After almost 250 days, Queensland police have begun dismantling the state’s border as the Sunshine State prepares to welcome millions of Victorians and Sydneysiders from Tuesday.
Victorians have not been able to enter Queensland since March 25, while Sydney residents have been barred since August 8. Tuesday, December 1 will mark the 250th day, with police no longer required at the border from 1am.
What began as gazebos, plastic chairs and witches hats soon became border “villages” for hundreds of officers, Australian Defence Force personnel, SES volunteers, QFES officers and Department of Transport and Main Roads employees.
Hundreds of metres of blockades are now being ripped down as police warn of one last day of border delays on…