The NSW-Victoria border has reopened, 137 days after it was slammed shut by Premier Gladys Berejiklian to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- The border opened at 12.01am this morning after being closed for four-and-a-half months
- More than 14,000 police have manned checkpoints along the border since the July 8 closure
- One Wodonga motel booked out hours after it was announced the border would open
The border officially opened this morning at 12.01am, meaning people are now able to travel freely between both states without needing to quarantine.
There were celebrations at the checkpoint, with a DJ playing for the big countdown and police blaring their sirens as the clock struck midnight.
Melbourne resident Fiona Snape stayed in Wodonga…