Burke Shire imposes non-essential lockdown travel restrictions

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated March 20 2020 - 1:03am, first published March 19 2020 - 12:45am
Burke Shire imposes non-essential lockdown travel restrictions

Burke Shire Council has announced tough travel restrictions in the isolated shire on the Gulf of Carpentaria near the NT border and banned meetings of more than 10 people.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.