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“We can’t live here in hermit kingdom”: NSW to ditch quarantine for international arrivals from 1 November

The big policy shift means that NSW is the only Aussie state to announce quarantine-free international travel.

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NSW could see international travel resume in October, as Perrottet fast-tracks home quarantine

We couldn’t help but notice that NSW’s new premier isn’t being very COVID-safe in this picture. In fact, he appears to be risking the infection of Australia’s main export with the virus.

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Tasmania won’t reopen until vax rates hit 90pc, says Premier

Australia’s island state is certainly giving WA a run for its money in terms its hermit kingdom-ness.

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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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Frydenberg threatens to cut economic support for WA if it doesn’t stick to National Cabinet’s reopening plan

Marky Mark McGowan must have struck a nerve when he suggested the Treasurer lived in “cloud cuckoo land”, because Josh Frydenberg has hit back in a big way.

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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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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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NSW government puts travel management services out to tender

by Huntley Mitchell

While the COVID-19 wildfires continue to burn bright across NSW, that hasn’t stopped the state government from seeking a travel management partner.

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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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Victoria to re-enter lockdown for seven days

Victorians are hopping back into their lockdown track pants, with the state reverting to stay-at-home orders from 8pm tonight.

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Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA

We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.

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