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Australia Tourism Reels as Leaders Bicker Over Closed Borders

People surf at the Gold Coast town of Coolangatta near the Queensland, New South Wales border, March 2020.

Photographer: Chris Hyde/Getty Images

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In Australia’s tropical north, Kate Agrums was hopeful her river-cruise business would get an influx of tourists eager to spot crocodiles when the coronavirus lockdown began easing earlier this month.

But instead of preparing to welcome holidaymakers who typically escape to Queensland from the cooler south at this time