Woolworths shopping hour for elderly to halt coronavirus panic buying sparks lenghty queues in the Hunter

Matt Carr
By Matt Carr
Updated March 17 2020 - 3:41am, first published 12:07am
Elderly Hunter shoppers queue long before dedicated shopping hour

LENGTHY queues of elderly shoppers snaked from Hunter supermarkets on Tuesday as a dedicated hour for vulnerable shoppers came into force.


Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle.

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