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UK scraps vaccine passports, as PM outlines new COVID plan for winter

Boris Johnson has caved in to pressure from his own party, which argued the vaccine passport plan would be an infringement on human rights.

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“I was on the brink”: Man tells court he breached SA’s COVID restrictions to “urgently” use airport toilet

The NT man pleaded guilty to breaking travel restrictions, explaining he had eaten All-Bran with skim milk for breakfast, and that he was worried he was going to “soil” his pants.

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NSW government extends Greater Sydney lockdown

Travel Weekly’s editor is starting to look more and more like Bill Murray’s character in Groundhog Day, as Greater Sydney’s lockdown is extended once again.

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Virgin adds extra flights in response to Sydney’s COVID outbreak

The airline added a spate of extra flights and reintroduced several services to unrestricted destinations so Aussies booked to travel to NSW can still go on holiday to somewhere else.

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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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Victoria extends lockdown for another week, but offers reprieve for regional residents

The lockdown hell continues for Melburnians, which means another busy week ahead for delivery drivers and TV remotes.

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“Easter is good to go”: Greater Brisbane lockdown ends early, but some restrictions remain

Travel Weekly can happily confirm this announcement is not just some twisted April Fool’s Day prank by Premier Palaszczuk.

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Western Australia to ease border restrictions for Victoria

Marky Mark and his funky bunch over in WA have delivered some very delightful news to travellers from Victoria.

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Victoria to end snap lockdown tonight, as WA allows quarantine-free travel from NSW

Dan Andrews has delivered the good news Victorians were hoping for, albeit with a few restrictions.

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WATCH: “Naughty” tourists forced to do push-ups for not wearing masks in Bali

Travel Weekly staff would do anything to avoid doing push-ups. Hell, we’ll wear six masks if we have to.

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