Dominic Perrottet

News

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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Aviation

Rex share price takes flight with massive government boost

Rex’s new financial boost means that there’s now a third snack option on their flights. Sweet, savoury, or gourmet (it’s the savoury option with a bit of caviar on top).

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Travel Agents

NSW introduces stay vouchers, but agent bookings aren’t included

New vouchers means big things for the NSW travel industry, but unfortunately travel agents have drawn the short straw this time.

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News

“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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Cruise

Cruise ban likely to lift before Christmas, says Health Minister

Although Greg Hunt’s computer screen isn’t visible in this image, one can only assume he is researching his next overseas cruise, in light of this announcement.

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Destinations

NSW to give fully-vaxxed people new freedoms early, postpones eased restrictions for those yet to get the jab

The state is set to bring forward new freedoms for double-jabbed people by three weeks in response to its speedy vaccination efforts.

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Destinations

ScoMo says Australia-Singapore travel bubble to form “within the next week or so”

Our editor is loving this bubble talk so much that he’s decided to celebrate by having a bubble bath while enjoying a bubble tea.

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Tourism

The positive reactions to NSW’s big international travel news continue, but not all industry figures are happy

The overall response to the NSW government’s big international travel announcement on Friday has, unsurprisingly, been a very positive one, but not all industry figures are dancing in the street.

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Destinations

“We can’t live here in hermit kingdom”: NSW to ditch quarantine for international arrivals from 1 November

The big policy shift means that NSW is the only Aussie state to announce quarantine-free international travel.

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Destinations

NSW could see international travel resume in October, as Perrottet fast-tracks home quarantine

We couldn’t help but notice that NSW’s new premier isn’t being very COVID-safe in this picture. In fact, he appears to be risking the infection of Australia’s main export with the virus.

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Destinations

NSW launches hospitality vouchers as vertical consumption returns to Sydney bars

NSW has launched a voucher scheme to get locals spending more at local hospitality and entertainment venues, with $100 up for grabs for eligible participants.

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