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Market shoppers and vendors unfazed by Victoria’s plastic bag ban

Preston Market, a popular multicultural hub in Melbourne’s north, was one of many Victorian locales affected by the permanent ban on light plastic bags introduced on November 1. So, how have shoppers reacted? Photojournalist Fia Walsh went to find out. 

Market shoppers and vendors unfazed by Victoria’s plastic bag ban

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