Day trippers allowed out

THE Queensland government is to reopen a number of the state’s fossicking spots for day use only, although social distancing guidelines still apply and people must stay within 50km of town.

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Young's Block near Charters Towers in North Queensland is open for day visitors

Starting from midnight May 1, Queenslanders will be able to visit a number of fossicking and General Permission Areas as long as they are within a 50km radius of a regional centre.

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