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South Australia brings down hard border with Greater Brisbane

by Huntley Mitchell

SA Premier Steven Marshall’s arms are wide open and ready to once again embrace visitors from Greater Brisbane.

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Risqué new tourism campaign encourages Aussies to ‘Go Down South With Your Mouth’

Does this campaign seem a little R-rated for a tourism marketing effort? Check your calendars and click here to read more headlines that had us scratching our heads.

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States and territories tighten travel restrictions in response to Brisbane’s COVID-19 outbreak

As Greater Brisbane officially enters a snap three-day lockdown, states and territories are taking no chances with news of more COVID-19 cases.

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Barossa winery owner threatens to take proposed $50m hotel elsewhere if it’s not approved

The proposed hotel, nicknamed “The Slug” by its adversaries, has sparked outrage and been accused of “vandalising” the natural beauty of Australia’s premier wine region.

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IN PICTURES: Virgin Australia unveils “lounge of the future” at Adelaide Airport

Much to Travel Weekly’s disappointment, the new lounge doesn’t feature robot butlers. However, it does have plenty of bright greenery and ambient lighting.

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Aussie states and territories restrict NZ arrivals after Auckland declared a Commonwealth hotspot

by Huntley Mitchell

The trans-Tasman travel plans of Kiwis have once again been thrown into disarray thanks to a concerning COVID cluster in Auckland.

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Victoria to end snap lockdown tonight, as WA allows quarantine-free travel from NSW

Dan Andrews has delivered the good news Victorians were hoping for, albeit with a few restrictions.

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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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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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Victoria downgrades ‘red zones’ for Queensland and parts of Sydney, as other states make border moves

by Huntley Mitchell

The colour of Victoria’s ‘traffic lights’ have changed for certain travellers. However, that’s not an invite for them to drag race their way into the state.

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