Singapore to be “first country outside of NZ” slated for Aussie travel bubble, says ScoMo
The PM said the bubble will kick off with a “pilot exercise” giving priority to international students from Singapore.
NZ’s opposition leader pushes for two-way trans-Tasman travel, as Australia reopens its border to Kiwis
Judith Collins has called for NZ to lift its ban on Aussie travellers for the sake of the country’s tourism industry, a sentiment that was echoed by our very own ScoMo shortly after.
Australia stands firm on vaccine release date as US gives Pfizer emergency approval
Does anyone else feel as though they are being jabbed in the arm with a needle every time they read the word ‘vaccine’? Or is that a special talent only inflicted on Travel Weekly’s deputy editor?
ScoMo scraps local COVID-19 vaccine hope, while US eyes emergency approval for Pfizer’s version
Ever the optimist, the PM said the development allowed for the federal government to purchase more of the remaining three vaccines Australia has backed.
ScoMo says international travel “still some time away”
by Huntley Mitchell
The Aussie PM is sticking to his “health first” strategy. However, that’s not to suggest he’ll be laying off the fruit mince pies at Christmas time.
Prime Minister urges Aussies not to travel overseas for the first time in history
by Ali Coulton
Authorities are also urging all Aussies overseas to return ASAP as countries continue to close borders and airlines reduce capacity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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