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Queensland to reopen border to all NSW travellers from November

Queensland pubs have no doubt begun stocking up on Tooheys New in anticipation of an influx of NSW visitors from next month.

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ACT announces Queensland’s border reopening news with hilarious image of surfing willy

by Huntley Mitchell

The ACT government’s announcement of Queensland’s impending border reopening to Canberrans has ended up being a bit of a social media masterstroke.

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Road & Rail

Apollo Tourism & Leisure secures $25m of additional funding

Here’s some much-needed positive news from an ASX-listed travel company that is now confident of surviving the pandemic.

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Queensland to ban travellers from Greater Sydney, threatens to “slam the border shut”

by Ali Coulton

Domestic travel in Australia has been dealt a blow, with the Sunshine State set to close its border to Sydneysiders.

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Aviation

Federal govt mocks Queensland’s “laughable” Virgin bid, as Rex eyes capital city flights

by Huntley Mitchell

The Queensland government has thrown its hat in the ring to bid for Virgin Australia, as the deadline for non-binding offers draws closer.

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Aviation

Queensland government hands Virgin $200m lifeline (but there are strings attached)

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s yet another update on the Virgin Australia saga. Let’s hope for all involved that the airline’s future is sorted out soon.

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Destinations

Queensland to bid for 2032 Olympics and Paralympics

Queensland is hoping to score the Olympics and Paralympics. No word yet though on whether Toowoomba or Mount Isa have been mooted to host the opening ceremony.

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Hotels

Australia’s first underwater accommodation is officially open

Never thought it would be possible to sleep underwater on the iconic Great Barrier Reef? Be proven wrong here.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia claps back against fresh claims it isn’t ready for Haneda

Virgin Australia has responded to criticism it isn’t ready to fly between Australia and Japan.

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Aviation

ACCC, Tourism Australia get behind Virgin’s bid for Brisbane-to-Japan flights

by Christian Fleetwood

The ACCC and Tourism Australia are both behind Virgin’s bid for a slot for flights between Japan and Australia, but Qantas isn’t having a bar of it.

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Tourism

Queensland govt to partner with Australia Zoo for $8 million ‘Camp Croc Hunter’ experience

The Queensland government and Australia Zoo are solidifying Steve Irwin’s legacy with an $8 million wildlife camping experience.

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Tourism

Flight Centre gives boost to QLD tourism

by Hannah Edensor

The QLD Government and Flight Centre are giving the state’s tourism a boost, although they’re not lifting them up on their shoulders or anything.

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