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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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Victoria celebrates second ‘donut day’, as tourism industry reacts to easing of restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly staff are enjoying a few Krispy Kremes in celebration of Victoria’s consecutive ‘donut days’, so much so that we’ve all had to undo the top button of our pants.

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Trans-Tasman travellers arrive in South Australia, despite state not being in ‘bubble’

The much-anticipated trans-Tasman ‘bubble’ has turned into a bit of a dog’s breakfast, with yet another Aussie state being caught unawares.

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Regional Victorians wake to eased travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Finally, Victoria’s tourism industry has something to cheer about. Let’s hope the Andrews government continues this positive momentum.

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Victorian hospitality businesses, ski fields to share in state’s $3bn support package

by Christian Fleetwood

In some very welcome news for the hard-hit state, Victorian hospitality businesses and the region’s alpine resorts will share in $3 billion worth of new support.

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ScoMo urges Australia’s states and territories to aim for Christmas deadline in easing travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sent his Christmas wish list to Santa nice and early, which includes an easing of travel restrictions and a Cronulla Sharks stubby holder.

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“NSW has done it”: WA Premier requests cap on international flight arrivals to reduce COVID-19 risk

by Christian Fleetwood

It was only a couple of months ago that Mark McGowan was slagging off NSW over its border stance, and now he wants to copy Gladys.

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International arrivals capped at Sydney Airport due to “pressure” on city quarantine facilities

by Christian Fleetwood

Got a client who’s hoping to get back home to Sydney from overseas in the coming weeks? They may need to hit pause on those plans.

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NSW and Victoria border to close

by Christian Fleetwood

While this decision is disappointing for the travel industry, it had to happen. Let’s hope this is the last time the border closes between these two states.

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Flights diverted from Victoria, as Premier orders hotel quarantine inquiry

by Christian Fleetwood

Poor old Victoria is in all sorts of bother at the moment, forcing Daniel Andrews to announce some harsh new measures.

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