Coronavirus border closures see thousands of grey nomads, travellers stuck in caravan parks: Sean Wales from the ABC reports

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ABC News Key points 25 March 2020:

  • The caravan industry estimates there could be 75,000 travellers stuck in caravan parks across the country
  • With many states and territories closing their borders, travellers are stuck amid reports supermarkets will only sell to locals
  • The Prime Minister has made it clear that people who are stuck are essential travellers and should be welcome in caravan parks 

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia's Chris Johnson said:

"The Government has seen that workers, people who live within caravan parks, and also people who are travelling around Australia and cannot get back to their place of residence, are classed as essential travellers and are welcome at caravan parks."

Click here to read the full article by Sean Wales on the ABC News Website