“An absolute travel killer”: Intrepid’s commercial chief says Australia’s international resumption hinges on home quarantine
by Ali Coulton
Brett Mitchell has warned that despite a massive amount of pent-up demand for international travel, things will need to change before reopening day.
Qantas will prioritise states sticking to national plan for international flights, says Joyce
Qantas’ CEO has taken a swipe at WA and Queensland, while also revealing that the flying kangaroo will likely test out a few fresh international routes.
British TV personality deported from Australia after bragging about “scaring the sh*t out of” hotel quarantine workers
The far-right commentator was visiting Australia to appear on Big Brother VIP when she was given the boot for allegedly flouting quarantine rules.
Former Etihad boss detained for trying to skip hotel quarantine using Aussie passport
The millionaire was reported to UK authorities after he was heard bragging about switching passports to avoid a 10-day quarantine stint.
Victoria to resume international flights after Easter
Looks like Victorians stranded overseas have been granted an early Easter miracle with this announcement.
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.
South Australia introduces hard border, Qld to reimpose border passes as Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak grows
by Huntley Mitchell
Both states are taking no chances on the growing COVID-19 outbreak at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport quarantine hotel.
National Cabinet to increase caps on international arrivals, but stands firm on hotel quarantine
Even returning Aussies who have already received the jab won’t be able to skip 14 days of hotel quarantine. Unless, of course, they manage to escape.
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.
International travellers dodge hotel quarantine and catch flight to Melbourne
An investigation has been launched into how two people arrived in Sydney from overseas and managed to board a domestic flight instead of entering the mandatory 14-day quarantine.
Accommodation Association calls for transparency after Travelodge hotel booted from quarantine program
by Ali Coulton
The association’s CEO said he was “extremely disappointed” by the NSW government’s decision, and claims the hotel has not been formally advised of why it was removed from the program.
Two travellers charged after escaping hotel quarantine in WA
These two boneheads flew into Perth without permission and allegedly escaped hotel quarantine to attend a party. Let’s hope they get the book thrown at them.
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