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Collected Item: “Bass Coast: Beaches Closed”

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Bass Coast: Beaches Closed

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For part of the pandemic I spent time living in the Bass Coast Shire in South Gippsland. My friends and I often like to go for walks on the beach or go swimming. When the first announcement was made on March 28, we were still allowed to do these things. However, by the time Easter came, the shire was worried about visitors and social distancing, so they closed the beaches to all people for every purpose. As much as I understood the necessity of these actions, to me the beach is a good way to get some exercise and take care of my mental health. So, naturally I was quite disappointed when the beaches were closed.


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#restrictions, #beaches, #closure, #BassCoast, #Easter, #regional

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Screenshot by Brittney Taylor, site by Bass Coast Shire Council

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