“Vaccination alone is no guarantee that you can open up”: Health Minister issues bleak border warning
Greg Hunt says Australia’s international border could remain closed even once the entire country has been vaccinated against COVID-19. *Sigh*
Aussies could be travelling quarantine-free to Singapore, Japan and Fiji as soon as August
Quarantine-free travel may soon be allowed to select Asian and Pacific countries as soon as August, so tell your clients to start mood-boarding their long-awaited getaways.
“We just need to be patient”: Brendan Murphy “hopeful” for international travel in 2022
The health secretary reckons you could be sending clients overseas as soon as next year if the vaccination rollout goes to plan. Here’s to hoping he’s right.
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.
All the details, all the reactions: Federal government’s $1.2bn tourism support package explained
After much anticipation, ScoMo and Josh have revealed how the government plans to fork out $1.2 billion to keep Australia’s tourism industry alive and kicking. Here’s everything you need to know.
STUDY: 86 per cent of Aussies back the ‘vaccine passport’
It looks like most of us are ready and raring to pack up our suitcases and jump on the next plane out of here.
“There’s a fair bit of work to still go there”: ScoMo plays down hype around ‘vaccine passports’
by Ali Coulton
When the PM talks about international travel, the whole of Australia listens. However, in this instance, you’re going to have to switch on your eyes rather than your ears.
“I’d love to see a Pacific bubble”: ScoMo reveals countries that could restart international travel for Aussies
Australia’s PM has hinted that a travel bubble with neighbouring nations might not be too far away.
National Cabinet to increase caps on international arrivals, but stands firm on hotel quarantine
Even returning Aussies who have already received the jab won’t be able to skip 14 days of hotel quarantine. Unless, of course, they manage to escape.
AFTA continues to press govt for tailored support, as Frydenberg stands firm on JobKeeper
Staff at Parliament House’s café have already memorised Darren Rudd’s coffee order, as the AFTA boss spends another week down in Canberra.
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.
Health boss’ international travel prediction highlights need for “renamed and repurposed” JobKeeper: AFTA
Like the way that Pokémon character Jigglypuff turns into Wigglytuff, AFTA is seeking an evolution of JobKeeper.
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