Email ABC Western Plains By Lucy Thackray Updated March 05, 2020 14:35:28 Photo: Norfolk Island shops are empty while locals continue to wait for food supplies. (Supplied: Betty Matthews) Related Story: As some of Australia’s driest areas cop a soaking, Norfolk Island receives 2mm Related Story: How Norfolk Island’s dead are helping the living to hear Related Story: $4m Norfolk Island cruise ship plan a dream for some, a nightmare for others Related Story: Norfolk choked with derelict cars as residents stop sending vehicles over the edge Map: Norfolk Island While Australians panic-buy toilet paper, Norfolk Island is facing a real food and supply crisis due to significant cuts to shipping services. Key points:Norfolk Island, 1,400 kilometres east of mainland Australia, has not received a cargo ship delivery since DecemberFive air freight flights have been organised to arrive this month, but one businessman says it’ll take 70 planes to bring the equivalent of one 1,000 tonne shipThe next ship is fully booked with stockfeed and food, but will be lacking in non-essentials such as building materials Residents are calling for an intervention over the food shortage, which has left supermarket shelves bare and no food for livestock for more than… Read full this story
- Buying Time: The Scramble for Fresh Capital in Professional Football
- US ‘missionary’ wrote chilling letter to family predicting his own death before tribe killed him with arrows
- Bill Jamieson: Here’s what I’d put in my Brexit Happy Hamper
- Make your own Christmas jumper and other simple swaps to help the planet this festive season
- US missionary’s chilling journal entries reveal killer tribe had already fired arrows into his Bible one day before his murder
- 'My abducted daughter is in war-torn Yemen'
- Free sanitary products for women and girls in bid to end 'period poverty'
- UK Budget Announcement 2018 LIVE: What it means for you
- POLITICO London Playbook, presented by School Cuts: Cam it be true? — Ruddy Nora — Crouch End
- Our inspirational readers celebrating their 70th birthday alongside Prince Charles over tea
Norfolk Island faces real food crisis while Australians panic-buy toilet paper have 326 words, post on www.abc.net.au at March 5, 2020. This is cached page on VietMaz. If you want remove this page, please contact us.