Ai Group Economics has put together a table of statistics regarding the economic impact on locked down areas of Victoria. The table is available at the link below.
21% of businesses employing one in five Australians are in locked-down Melbourne, accounting for almost one-fifth of Australia’s GDP. The Melbourne-Sydney air route was the second busiest in the world in early 2020 (Forbes).
Note also this interview with Ai Group Chief Executive Innes Willox and Hamish McDonald on ABC Radio National this morning:
Media release: Reopen Victoria-NSW border now