Annastacia Palaszczuk

Tourism

Qantas Australian Tourism Awards winners revealed

The tourism industry reunited on Friday night to celebrate business excellence and, most importantly, organise who is willing to trade main courses when they arrive.

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Cruise

“Cruising is coming back to Queensland”: Palaszczuk, Carnival, and Princess reveal restart plans

The Queensland cruise industry is preparing itself for the biggest comeback since Steven Bradbury swooped by his fallen competitors in 2002.

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News

Australia changes fully vaxxed definition but politicians still at odds on international arrivals

The update to the definition of fully vaccinated has caused disagreement between the states about whether they’ll accept international arrivals.

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News

QLD mulls triple vaccination rule as WA warned keeping closed will be worse for health

Annastacia Palaszczuk and Mark McGowan continue to thumb the nose at their haters with this latest development.

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Queensland throws away border restrictions as WA brings in home quarantine

The team at Travel Weekly have a running bet about which border update will be announced next. The most money is on either QLD or NSW shutting the borders to each other depending on how State of Origin goes.

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Tourism

“We will live with COVID – but on our terms”: Queensland border opens as WA tightens restrictions

Palaszczuk has flung open QLD’s domestic border, meaning travellers from Victoria and NSW can finally visit the Big Pineapple for the first time in five months.

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Tourism

Queensland to reopen to all of Australia from Monday

Palaszczuk finally announces the date Queensland borders will reopen for fully vaccinated travellers from interstate hotspots, and what changes they can expect.

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Destinations

Queensland’s border rules relaxed, as vax target hit earlier than planned

After her recent social media blunder, Premier Palaszczuk has found a very welcome distraction for the media.

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Destinations

Annastacia Palaszczuk left red-faced after sharing Gold Coast tourism ad mistakenly featuring NSW beach

by James Harrison

The photography faux pas was swiftly deleted from the Queensland premier’s social media accounts but, unfortunately, it was too late.

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Destinations

Brisbane Airport flags elements of “great concern” in Queensland’s reopening roadmap

Premier Palaszczuk’s reopening roadmap for Queensland hasn’t gone down too well with the state’s main airport.

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Destinations

Federal govt minister accuses Qld Premier of “scaremongering”, as reopening plan continues to cause division

by Ali Coulton

The remark was the latest blow in the federal government’s attack on state leaders who show hesitancy in opening back up as per the National Cabinet plan.

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Destinations

Queensland injects nearly $50m into tourism and hospitality support

The Palaszczuk government is helping take the sting out of snap lockdowns and border closures with some much-needed financial support for the struggling sectors.

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