Snap seven-day lockdown hits Byron Bay backpackers
by Ali Coulton
In what sounds like the world’s worst hotel quarantine, more than 80 people are now hunkered down in the hostel as health authorities race to contain a potential outbreak.
Victoria unveils its reopening roadmap, as Geelong enters seven-day lockdown
There is finally some light at the end of what is a very long tunnel that Victorians are still making their way through.
Regional Victoria to leave lockdown tonight, as NSW government unveils ‘roadmap to freedom’
by Huntley Mitchell
There is a bit more clarity now around when the two states will eventually emerge from the living hell that is lockdown.
Renaissance Tours releases its biggest Spring collection yet
The company has declared that your clients’ springtime jaunts are no longer cancelled, with the release of a whopping range of 70 new domestic tours.
“We must adjust our mindset”: ScoMo says lockdowns should only continue as long as “absolutely necessary”
The PM is urging state and territory leaders to stick to the reopening game plan and not give in to fear over rising COVID cases.
Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW
WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.
Queensland agents squeeze in pre-lockdown catch-up lunch with suppliers
A group of TravelManagers agents managed to fit in a chinwag over a “cheap and cheerful” lunch with suppliers just before Brisbane tightened its restrictions late last month.
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.
Queensland injects nearly $50m into tourism and hospitality support
The Palaszczuk government is helping take the sting out of snap lockdowns and border closures with some much-needed financial support for the struggling sectors.
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