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Norfolk Island faces a food shortage crisis

Michael is joined by Geoff Bennett, owner of Foodland – Norfolk Island’s largest supermarket, which is facing a real food and supply crisis due to significant cuts to shipping services.

With no cargo ship since December, and a 50% reduction in the cargo ships scheduled to service Norfolk Island in 2020, major supply shortages right across Norfolk Island’s economy has already occurred which is having a serious and growing negative impact on every business and every individual on Norfolk Island.

Mr Bennett warns that the worst is yet to come.

With grossly insufficient shipping capacity ahead, he says that their government must act now to prevent this crisis developing further.

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