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SA and NSW hospitality sector call for easing of COVID restrictions

The hospo sector is looking to party at full capacity and who can blame them, it’s been nearly two years since the staff at Travel Weekly were crowded in a sweaty nightclub at 2am mentally preparing for the next day’s debilitating hangover.

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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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Victoria and South Australia to exit lockdown as planned, but restrictions to remain

Victorians and South Australians are all no doubt busy booking tables and ironing their ‘outside clothes’ in preparation for tomorrow.

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NZ joins states and territories in scramble to shut borders following Victoria’s snap lockdown

Aside from the chaos and cancelled travel plans, we’re quite looking forward to the return of Dan Andrews’ North Face puffer jacket at the daily pressers.

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“We are entering a critical period”: Berejiklian extends Greater Sydney lockdown

by Ali Coulton

Stay-at-home orders for Greater Sydneysiders will be extended by one week, putting all post-school holiday jaunts on hold for the region.

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Tour company cops $5,000 fine for taking busloads of tourists to regional NSW zoo

The company took more than 100 travellers to Taronga Western Plains Zoo on Monday, despite more than half of them being on stay-at-home orders.

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Queensland to reopen its borders to New Zealanders

A two-way trans-Tasman travel ‘bubble’ is so close now we can taste it! Although, that could just be the fush and chups and pavlova we had as a morning snack.

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Queensland to reopen border to Adelaide, as WA welcomes back NSW and Victorian travellers

As per ScoMo’s Christmas wish, domestic borders are reopening, so expect lots of rowdy road trippers these school holidays.

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Queensland to reopen border to Greater Sydney travellers from December

Palaszczuk has extended a pre-emptive welcome to Sydneysiders who want to spend their summer in Queensland, while hinting an announcement about Victoria may come tomorrow.

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