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Australia updates travel warning for the US following Capitol Hill riots

by Ali Coulton

It comes as travel companies scramble to disassociate themselves from those involved in the riots and the Trump administration in general. Even the city of New York has jumped on the bandwagon.

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Destinations

Glorious new lamb ad pokes fun at domestic border ‘walls’ and ScoMo’s infamous Hawaiian holiday

For an enhanced viewing experience, Travel Weekly highly recommends watching this brilliant new ad while chowing down on a couple of lamb cutlets … unless you’re a herbivore, of course.

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Aviation

National Cabinet announces new aviation measures to control spread of COVID-19

Did you happen to recently purchase a fancy new face mask to stand out in public? Well, now you’ll be able to stand out on planes, too.

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Tourism

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?

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Tourism

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.

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Tourism

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.

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Destinations

ScoMo reveals fresh candidates for expanded travel ‘bubble’, including some Chinese provinces

by Ali Coulton

With two-way trans-Tasman travel off the cards for the foreseeable future, Australia’s PM has revealed a few north Asian candidates for an expanded ‘bubble’.

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Tourism

ScoMo called upon to handle federal tourism portfolio

Should Australia’s PM somewhat reprise his role as “Scotty from marketing”? The ATIC’s Simon Westaway certainly thinks so.

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Destinations

NSW remains open to South Australians, as COVID-19 outbreak forces all other jurisdictions to shut borders

Trying to make sense of all the state and territory border closures going on today? All is deciphered here.

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Travel Agents

AFTA chief says Prime Minister set to announce agent-specific support package

by Huntley Mitchell

Darren Rudd offered plenty of scoops to the Travel DAZE audience during his session yesterday. Here’s one of them – and it’s big!

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Aviation

Australia to increase weekly cap on international arrivals, as National Cabinet mulls alternative quarantine options

ScoMo fronted the media on Friday arvo to provide a welcome update for stranded Aussies abroad, thankfully sans his Cronulla Sharks cap hat.

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Aviation

Travel to Singapore, South Korea and Japan on the cards in early 2021: Sydney Airport CEO

Despite Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s gloomy international travel forecast, the head of Australia’s largest airport is naturally a lot more optimistic.

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