The Queensland Premier is expected to make a formal request to the NSW Premier today, to come to the table on the border issue.
There had been talk of moving the checkpoint around 7 kilometres south to Banora Point for some point, with both the Gold Coast Mayor and the Queensland Premier open to it.
But it’s understood there’s been opposition from some members of the Tweed Council and the NSW Premier.
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Qld Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is expected to write a formal request to begin discussions today, in an effort to fix some of the dramas.
It comes as Australian Defence Force troops were deployed to the checkpoints through Coolangatta/Tweed yesterday, which has eased some of the traffic dramas.
Captain Bradley White is at the border crossing this morning, telling The Today Show they’re supporting police make the process quicker for locals.
Meantime, Queensland has reported no new cases of coronavirus over the weekend, while New South Wales reported 15 cases on Saturday and 18 cases on Sunday.