COVID-19 outbreak

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Federal Court blocks Princess Cruises’ attempt to ban US and UK passengers from class action

The judge said blocking the passengers from joining the class action could risk bringing “the administration of justice into disrepute”, which doesn’t sound ideal if you ask us.

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Greater Sydney lockdown extended for another month, with curfews for some

Travel Weekly’s editor is seriously considering cutting his own hair, with a trip to the salon now very much a pipe dream.

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Victoria to re-enter lockdown for seven days

Victorians are hopping back into their lockdown track pants, with the state reverting to stay-at-home orders from 8pm tonight.

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ScoMo reveals further details of Australia’s reopening plan, as lockdown extended for South East Queensland

Just as the PM provides some hope of an end to lockdowns, one of the states has gone and tacked on a few extra days to its own.

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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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New modelling suggests Greater Sydney lockdown could remain until September

It appears the people of Greater Sydney might be bunkering down for a while yet to curb the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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WA, South Australia and New Zealand shut out NSW travellers

Sydney’s COVID situation is starting to get dicey, with some very tight restrictions coming into play both near and far.

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Victorian government confirms seven-day statewide lockdown as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

The Victorian government is going hard to try and stop the state’s worrying coronavirus cluster from getting further out of control.

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New Zealand halts travel bubble with Victoria amid Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak

Trans-Tasman travel has suffered yet another setback, as Melbourne’s COVID cluster becomes a growing concern.

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Federal government pauses flights from India due to unfolding COVID-19 catastrophe

As COVID continues to rear its ugly head in India, ScoMo has announced a number of new measures to protect Aussies from the virus.

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South Australia brings down hard border with Greater Brisbane

by Huntley Mitchell

SA Premier Steven Marshall’s arms are wide open and ready to once again embrace visitors from Greater Brisbane.

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Australia once again suspends one-way travel bubble with New Zealand

It’s hard to imagine the trans-Tasman bubble becoming two-way anytime soon, given the stop-start nature of ‘green zone’ flights from across the ditch.

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