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Lord Howe Island’s reopening delayed until late November

by Christian Fleetwood

Were your clients all set to jaunt off to Lord Howe Island sometime over the next couple of months? Well, the good news is they now have more time to pack their suitcase.

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Cruise

NSW Premier apologises “unreservedly” for the state’s role in Ruby Princess debacle

Gladys Berejiklian has apologised for all the suffering and trauma caused by government mistakes that led to the COVID-19 outbreak sparked by the Ruby Princess.

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Cruise

Ruby Princess report: NSW Health slammed for “inexcusable” mistakes, as Princess Cruises comes off unscathed

by Ali Coulton

NSW Health has copped a lashing from the state government’s special inquiry into the ships disembarkation debacle that ended up with hundreds being infected with COVID-19.

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Aviation

Overseas arrivals reduced even further at Sydney Airport

by Christian Fleetwood

The NSW government’s latest move coincides with more restrictions for arrivals from Victoria.

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Cruise

Ruby Princess inquiry: Passengers disembarked before COVID-19 test results to catch flights

A NSW Health physician has told a special inquiry the department decided not to wait for COVID-19 swab results before allowing Ruby Princess passengers to disembark.

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Cruise

NSW Health official gives tearful apology for role in Ruby Princess debacle

by Ali Coulton

Are you sick of reading about the Ruby Princess saga? Well, it’s probably best you put on a blindfold for this story.

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Cruise

Ruby Princess patient log discrepancies could have caused wider community spread

Meanwhile, the chief medical officer has revealed authorities carried out a cruise-based pandemic drill just last year.

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Cruise

NSW slammed for handling of cruise ship arrivals

by Ali Coulton

The NSW government has faced heavy criticism over its handling of cruise ship arrivals, after four passengers from Ruby Princess tested positive for COVID-19.

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Aviation

Multiple Aussie flights suffer measles scare, airline in hot water over disease-affected pilot

Flown on an Aussie airline recently? Noticed a red, blotchy rash spreading from the head and neck to the rest of your body? We highly recommend you read this.

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