The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout
The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout

Australia’s Tasmania is coronavirus-free, but economy reels from closed borders

  • The island has not recorded any local transmission in the past four months, after it decided to cut itself off from the mainland early
  • The Covid-19 victory has come at a cost for Tasmania, where almost 1 in 5 jobs is reliant on tourism

Topic |   Australia
The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout
The Hobart waterfront in Tasmania. Photo: Handout
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