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Greater Sydney lockdown extended for another month, with curfews for some

Travel Weekly’s editor is seriously considering cutting his own hair, with a trip to the salon now very much a pipe dream.

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Lockdown lifted for regional Victoria, as four more New South Wales LGAs served stay-at-home orders

by Huntley Mitchell

While Melbourne continues lockdown life, at least those in the other parts of Victoria have been freed.

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Destinations

Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA

We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.

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Travel Agents

“The product of travel has lost its value”: AFTA chair pens letter to ScoMo

Tom Wanwaring has his handwriting down pat after penning a letter to the PM. Travel Weekly understands he opted for a felt tip and even sealed it with a custom wax stamp.

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Destinations

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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New modelling suggests Greater Sydney lockdown could remain until September

It appears the people of Greater Sydney might be bunkering down for a while yet to curb the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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Greater Sydney lockdown extended by two weeks, as South Australia relaxes border restrictions with Queensland

Looks like two more weeks of Ugg boots and trackie dacks for the Travel Weekly team following this latest update from the NSW Premier.

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Travel Agents

“We need more support, and we need it now”: AFTA’s urgent warning to Austrade

Still waiting for Austrade to process your application for support? Well, here’s AFTA’s attempt at moving the needle.

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Destinations

“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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Aviation

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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Destinations

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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Queensland and South Australia to reopen borders for NSW travellers

Things are starting to look up for Berejiklian, even if she did find out about Palaszczuk’s big news at the same time everyone else did.

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