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States shut their borders as Victoria readies for five-day snap lockdown

Wondering how the other states and territories have responded to Victoria’s snap lockdown? We’ve gathered all the info we can amid this fast-moving situation.

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South Australia introduces hard border, Qld to reimpose border passes as Melbourne’s COVID-19 outbreak grows

by Huntley Mitchell

Both states are taking no chances on the growing COVID-19 outbreak at the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport quarantine hotel.

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States and territories introduce travel restrictions following Victoria’s COVID case

On a more positive note, South Australia has removed its hard border arrangement with Western Australia.

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States and territories react to WA’s shock five-day lockdown

by Huntley Mitchell

Just when Australia’s domestic borders looked as if they would soon be free of restrictions, WA has prompted a widespread tightening.

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Aviation

Virgin Australia ramps up flights between Sydney and Qld, along with Sydney-Melbourne

The airline has taken a leaf out of Steve Smith’s book of batting tips and gotten on the front foot to capitalise on some softer domestic borders.

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Queensland and South Australia to reopen borders for NSW travellers

Things are starting to look up for Berejiklian, even if she did find out about Palaszczuk’s big news at the same time everyone else did.

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Western Australia and ACT change up border restrictions

by Huntley Mitchell

There’s been a loosening of restrictions. And by that, we mean those concerning domestic borders – not the undone button on the pants of Travel Weekly’s editor.

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Tourism

Northern Beaches COVID-19 outbreak led to $7 billion loss for tourism industry: TTF

Avalon residents have reportedly gone back into quarantine to escape the blame for this huge loss to the tourism industry.

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Wholesalers

APT Travel Group extends international trip suspension

Just in case you need further proof that international travel isn’t coming back anytime soon, APT Travel Group has kept its finger on the pause button.

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New Zealand sticking to two-way travel ‘bubble’ timeline despite Australia’s recent COVID-19 concerns

We’ve got a feeling NZ might just be 2021’s top overseas destination among Aussie travellers, and not just because it’ll likely be the first place they can go to … okay, maybe it is.

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Aviation

Brisbane Airport achieves global COVID-safe accreditation

While the health and safety protocols at Brisbane’s quarantine hotels are being questioned, at least the airport’s got it together.

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Hotels

Woman caught on camera dangling off high-rise resort balcony for photo

Meanwhile, the most dangerous thing Travel Weekly staff have ever done for a photo opp is to interrupt the office dog while he was eating his lunch.

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