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Liverpool Plains tourism boom during Easter weekend, school holidays | The Northern Daily Leader

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VISITORS have packed out accommodation and tourist attractions in the Liverpool Plains shire, bringing a welcome boost to the economy. Werris Creek’s Rail Journeys Museum, Willow Tree’s Plains Pantry, and the Quirindi Sunflower Motor Inn all reported an increase in visitor numbers. Liverpool Plains Shire Council (LPSC) mayor Doug Hawkins said it was desperately needed off the back of the COVID-19 lockdown. Cr Hawkins said there was a “huge downturn” because of the pandemic and border closures, so it was “extremely encouraging to see so many people on the move and visiting us once again”. “Both what I’ve seen when out and about, and comments from operators of tourism-related businesses, including accommodation, food and…



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