Greg Hunt

Tourism

Australia to scrap pre-departure testing as restriction expiration looms

After two long years, those entering and exiting Australia will no longer need to undergo nasal violation in order to board a plane.

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Cruise

“Cruising is coming back to Queensland”: Palaszczuk, Carnival, and Princess reveal restart plans

The Queensland cruise industry is preparing itself for the biggest comeback since Steven Bradbury swooped by his fallen competitors in 2002.

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Cruise

Future of cruise now in state and territory’s hands, despite federal cruise ban lift, says AFTA CEO

The industry has breathed a sigh of relief after yesterday’s big cruise announcement, however, there’s still a long way to go according to key players.

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Cruise

Carnival Splendor will return to Sydney

Even if you’re not really into cruising, you’ve got to admire Carnival’s enthusiasm for gigantic water slides with ocean views.

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Cruise

Travel Agents

Travel agents’ national day of action highlights cruise industry struggle

Travel agents took to the streets earlier this week, just like they did in the ’60s but with far less groovy outfits, little to no Jimi Hendrix music, and not a ‘jazz cigarette’ in sight.

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News

Entry restrictions eased for international travellers

by Ali Coulton

Those with a debilitating fear of having foreign objects wedged in their noses will be over the moon upon reading this recent announcement from the Minister of Health.

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Cruise

“A devastating blow”: cruise industry reacts to Australia’s extended ban

The Health Minister has gone back on his promise to bring cruising back to Australian shores by Christmas and, as you can imagine, CLIA has some thoughts.

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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

Here’s what will happen when the overseas travel ban is lifted on Monday, and everywhere Aussies will be allowed to go

The countdown is on for Australia’s big reopening, and we’ve got all the latest updates from the Health Minister, DFAT and just about everyone else right here.

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Tourism

Inbound travel won’t be on the cards until next year, says ScoMo

Following Friday’s announcement that Australia’s international travel ban will be lifted next month, the PM has clarified who will be allowed in and out of the country first.

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Destinations

ScoMo says Pfizer deal with UK a “game-changer” for Australia’s reopening plan

At least the PM had something to cheer about over the weekend after his beloved Sharkies failed to make the NRL finals.

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Aviation

Fiji Airways CEO still hopeful of “early” travel bubble with Australia

Greg Hunt’s announcement late yesterday hasn’t dampened the spirits of Andre Viljoen too much.

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