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Brisbane Airport flags elements of “great concern” in Queensland’s reopening roadmap

Premier Palaszczuk’s reopening roadmap for Queensland hasn’t gone down too well with the state’s main airport.

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Queensland channels Van Morrison in new $2.4m tourism campaign

Does “Van the Man” feature heavily in your Spotify playlists? Well, we guarantee you’ll be bopping along to this new campaign from TEQ.

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Northern Territory revokes ‘hotspot’ status for Greater Brisbane, with Queensland to end lockdown

Greater Brisbanites with trips booked to the Top End and the Red Centre have had their prayers answered, as the Queensland government gets ready to end its three-day snap lockdown.

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New Tourism Minister (and Assistant Tourism Minister) chosen for Queensland

by Huntley Mitchell

Annastacia Palaszczuk has given her Cabinet a bit of a reshuffle. Or, as Carson Kressley would say, a tzsuj.

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Queensland to reopen borders to NSW (except for Sydney)

Sydneysiders were seen kicking cans down the street this morning while shaking their fists in Queensland’s general direction following the announcement.

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Travel Agents

Flight Centre boss demands proof of Queensland’s border closure advice

Skroo’s patience with the Queensland government is wearing thin, after making yet another request to see the medical advice that influenced the state’s border closure.

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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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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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