If the coronavirus has taught Australia anything, it has to be that we become more reliant upon our own manufacturing land supply industries. Being beholden to imported product has revealed a self sufficiency weakness we can ill afford.
We have had no new cases of COVID-19 for 25 days (at 2/5) but must be cautious in the way we self manage the freedoms being allowed. It would take one glitch, just ONE GLITCH for embargoes to be reinstated and for the clamps on our gradually reinstated liberties to be reapplied.
A queue of 30 vehicles waiting for the reopening of Litchfield Park at midday on May 1! That just goes to show how much the curtailment of movement and visitation opportunities have played on our love for the great outdoors and wide open spaces the NT has to offer.