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‘Locals love us’: country Australia’s general stores come into their own amid Covid

Small town residents couldn’t do without them, especially now, because ‘you don’t get this service anywhere else’

The general store was the focal point of a country town – the hub. The place you went to grab a few essentials, only to leave 20 minutes later having run into half of the town’s population.

A trip there was a social outing but not a quick one.

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