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Tourism high on the agenda as Jacinda Ardern visits Australia

Discussing tourism is high on the agenda for Ardern, but clearly giving a strong firm handshake that matches the might of Albanese’s is what she really came to Australia for.

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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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Daniel Andrews at odds with federal gov over triple jab entry requirements

The Victorian Premier and the Minister for Finance have bumped heads over what constitutes being fully vaccinated. It is not yet clear who was left with the bigger bump to the noggin.

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“We will not be pursuing ‘Omicron zero'”: NSW and Victoria vow to keep borders open

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews said he and his NSW counterpart Dominic Perrotett have been texting about this fandangled ‘Omicron zero’ situation, with both giving the strategy a thumbs down emoji.

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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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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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States shut their borders as Victoria readies for five-day snap lockdown

Wondering how the other states and territories have responded to Victoria’s snap lockdown? We’ve gathered all the info we can amid this fast-moving situation.

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Victoria and Tasmania announce further easing of border restrictions

by Huntley Mitchell

The relaxing of domestic border restrictions continues apace, so apologies if we’ve missed any updates here. Our editor’s typing fingers are quite tired and sore.

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Victoria downgrades ‘red zones’ for Queensland and parts of Sydney, as other states make border moves

by Huntley Mitchell

The colour of Victoria’s ‘traffic lights’ have changed for certain travellers. However, that’s not an invite for them to drag race their way into the state.

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Everything you need to know about the $465m Victorian Tourism Recovery Package

The Victorian government is giving its tourism sector a big budget injection. However, that’s not to say Daniel Andrews is using a giant needle to administer it.

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NSW sets date for Victoria border reopening

Gladys has set the date for NSW’s border reopening to Victoria, so get ready to plan your clients’ post-lockdown trips.

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Tasmania plans to reopen to NSW from early November

by Christian Fleetwood

Have your NSW clients been yearning for a quarantine-free trip to Tasmania? Well, they can consider this an early Christmas present from Premier Gutwein.

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