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Western Australia to finally lift border restrictions for NSW and Victorian travellers

It appears Marky Mark McGowan couldn’t help but steal some of the thunder from Queensland on its big border reopening day.

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Western Australia to finally scrap hard border policy

WA is set to transition to a “safe and sensible” border regime. But, NSW travellers are once again being lumped with Victorians when it comes to risk levels.

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New advice says WA’s hard border should stay, as Health Minister calls for reopening consideration

Confused over the future of WA’s hard border closure? Prepare to fall deeper down the rabbit hole with this update.

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Aviation

Federal government looks to increase Australia’s cap on international arrivals

by Christian Fleetwood

The federal government plans to increase the cap on international arrivals to 6,000 per week, but it needs the states and territories to play their part.

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Cap on international arrivals introduced to ease pressure on hotel quarantine systems

by Christian Fleetwood

Australia is set to see a lot less aviation activity from overseas, as National Cabinet tries to ease the quarantine burden being carried by hotels.

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“NSW has done it”: WA Premier requests cap on international flight arrivals to reduce COVID-19 risk

by Christian Fleetwood

It was only a couple of months ago that Mark McGowan was slagging off NSW over its border stance, and now he wants to copy Gladys.

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“Somebody has to lead the way”: South Australia opens to WA, the NT and Tasmania

by Christian Fleetwood

Changes to Australia’s state border restrictions continues apace, with South Australia’s premier grabbing his Gandalf-esque staff and leading the charge.

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Destination Wrap: Qld eases travel restrictions, Greece to open border to internationals + MORE

The wheels are beginning to turn on domestic and international tourism, with border restrictions easing near and far. Huzzah!

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Tourism

PM the latest to pressure states over border closures, as Qld premier fires back at Tourism Minister

by Christian Fleetwood

ScoMo has been busy talking up the potential of Aussies soon travelling across the Tasman Sea, while Birmo has been busy trading barbs with Queensland’s premier.

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South Australia’s pubs and cinemas to seat 80 people from June, as WA plans eased regional travel restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

The moves from each state come as Jacinda Ardern weighs in on the Australian state border row, which she said would need to be sorted out before the trans-Tasman bubble gets the green light.

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Tourism

Coronavirus border row heats up, as WA uses Ruby Princess debacle to taunt NSW

The row between the states over remaining border closures has intensified, so much so that Mark McGowan is now donning a hard hat and safety vest.

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“Paying nothing is no longer an option”: Perth Airport serves Qantas lease termination notices

Things are getting heated between Perth Airport and Qantas, while the WA Premier is fed up with the “completely unacceptable” behaviour of both companies.

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