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Australia prepares to lift inbound travel ban as Scomo hints at further economic support for tourism

Our international border will be flinging open for fully vaccinated tourists in just weeks after two years of being closed to the world, so here’s a picture of the PM ogling some fish on a glass-bottomed boat to celebrate.

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Home Affairs Minister says international border opening “imminent” as Scomo backs WA’s tight border rules

by Ali Coulton

Brace yourself for the return of the selfie stick-wielding crowds at Australia’s tourism hotspots. We suggest carrying around a pool noodle to wack your way through when things get too congested.

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Tourism

Queensland to reopen to all of Australia from Monday

Palaszczuk finally announces the date Queensland borders will reopen for fully vaccinated travellers from interstate hotspots, and what changes they can expect.

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Destinations

Federal government makes more international border changes

Australia continues to shake off its ‘hermit kingdom’ status, but unfortunately the ‘climate change laggard’ moniker remains.

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Technology

Australia’s internationally recognised vaccine certificate to be released tomorrow

Overseas jaunts are one step closer, with the federal government ready to hit ‘go’ on our new COVID-19 international vaccine certificates.

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Tourism

Aussie tourism leader pens open letter to PM calling for “urgent clarity” on reopening international border

A senior industry figure has written to ScoMo. However, it’s yet to be confirmed whether they opted for a fountain pen or a ballpoint one.

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ScoMo slams Virgin CEO’s “insensitive” comments, flags vaccine passport plans for interstate travel

There’s plenty to dissect here from the PM’s recent interview and, thankfully, you won’t require a scalpel.

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Aviation

“Some people may die”: Virgin Australia suffers PR nightmare following CEO’s controversial comments

by Huntley Mitchell

When there’s a hashtag trending on Twitter that’s calling for people to boycott your company, you know you’re in a bit of hot water.

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Wholesalers

CATO calls for clear roadmap for reopening of Australia’s international border

After contemplating the Federal Budget for a couple of days, Brett Jardine and the team at CATO have suggested a few amendments.

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Aviation

Virgin pushes back most short-haul international flights, as ScoMo refuses to guarantee quarantine-free travel in 2022

In what shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to you all, Virgin has followed Qantas in adjusting its international restart timeline.

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Qantas delays international restart, as Joyce issues “hermit state” warning

Thought Qantas’ October timeline for the restart of international flights was looking rather precarious before last night’s Federal Budget reveal? Be proven right here.

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Destinations

“Vaccination alone is no guarantee that you can open up”: Health Minister issues bleak border warning

Greg Hunt says Australia’s international border could remain closed even once the entire country has been vaccinated against COVID-19. *Sigh*

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