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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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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ACT to enter week-long lockdown from tonight

The lockdown will be the first one of its nature in the territory since the early days of the pandemic.

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Melbourne’s lockdown extended by another week

The now all-too-familiar phrases “lockdown” and “stay-at-home orders” have been uttered once again by Dan Andrews.

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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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Federal government closes international travel loophole for Aussies living abroad

Meanwhile, the phrase “snap lockdown” continues to be a popular one in news reports, with a number of areas in NSW and Queensland barking stay-at-home orders.

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