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PANIC buying has crossed the Victorian border into Canberra, where shelves are, yet again, bare of toilet paper.
The panic is a response to Victoria’s surge in coronavirus cases, which reported 75 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
When responding to the new wave of toilet paper panic on Friday (June 26) Prime Minister Scott Morrison bluntly said: “Stop it, it’s ridiculous.”
But that hasn’t stopped shoppers at the Coles and Woolworths in Woden, who left the shelves almost empty today (June 29).
Late last week, Coles and Woolworths announced plans to reintroduce national buying limits in store. At Woolworths, shoppers can buy two packs of toilet paper, while Coles has a one pack limit.