Border restrictions

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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

WA border to open 5 February as premier McGowan announces vaccine milestone

For the first time in almost two years, West Australia will reopen its border to the rest of the world on the 5th of February.

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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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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

Tasmania reveals reopening date to Australia’s mainland

The Apple Isle is getting ready to throw open its borders, which is sure to have mainlanders throwing their hands up in the air and yelling ‘yahoo!’

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Destinations

Victoria reopens to fully-vaxxed travellers from Sydney, WA to allow quarantine-free travel for Queenslanders

Here are a couple more positive signs that domestic travel is getting back to the good old days.

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Destinations

US to lift border restrictions for fully-vaxxed air travellers

Biden has decided enough is enough with the so-called ‘212f’ restrictions that the US has imposed on 33 countries.

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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

Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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Qld closes border to NSW, WA reinstates hard border with SA, trans-Tasman bubble suspended, and Victoria calls for “ring of steel” around Sydney

Yes, we got a bit carried away with the headline, but there has been A LOT going in in the last 24 hours that you all should be fully aware of.

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Aviation

Domestic border restrictions force Rex to cut capacity

And, to make matters even more complicated, the airline is expecting a couple more aircraft to join its domestic fleet very soon.

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Destinations

Greater Sydney lockdown extended by two weeks, as South Australia relaxes border restrictions with Queensland

Looks like two more weeks of Ugg boots and trackie dacks for the Travel Weekly team following this latest update from the NSW Premier.

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