Pandemic resurrects old Australian border dispute

Victorians want to rectify 19th-century surveying error – and become South Australians.

Image: Google Earth & Ruland Kolen
  • A 19th-century surveying error created a complicated tripoint on the Murray River in eastern Australia.
  • Officially, the dispute about the zigzag border between South Australia and Victoria was settled in 1914.
  • COVID-19 is making life so difficult for the locals that now they want to switch sides again.
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