Covid-19 city lockdowns felt sharply by regional businesses as federal MP Helen Haines blames 'policy on the run'

By John Hanscombe
Updated July 21 2021 - 12:11am, first published July 18 2021 - 9:30am
Kate Broadhurst, who runs a small bed and breakfast in Huskisson, is relieved micro businesses will get some support. Peter Neville, below, operates Flowerdale Estate in the Yarra Valley.

Danny Payne sells sunglasses and binoculars - must-haves for visitors enjoying the sparkling waters and marine life of his small patch of paradise two and half hours south of Sydney. Trouble is, no one is here to buy them. The normal visitors are locked down.

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