THE Victorian Premier has been asked to give special consideration to border areas before ordering future COVID-19 lockdowns. Regional business and tourism chiefs wrote to Daniel Andrews on Monday in the wake of the snap statewide five-day lockdown this month. The letter initiated by three Ballarat organisations was supported by Business Wodonga which filtered through concerns of border enterprises. One of four “key learnings” flagged with Mr Andrews was “greater clarity for border communities”. “In developing further plans for possible shutdowns, the unique nature of border communities must be considered fully,” leaders of the Commerce Ballarat, Committee for Ballarat and Ballarat Regional Tourism tell Mr Andrews….