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Tasmania reveals reopening date to Australia’s mainland

The Apple Isle is getting ready to throw open its borders, which is sure to have mainlanders throwing their hands up in the air and yelling ‘yahoo!’

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Experts warn of yet another Sydney lockdown extension, as Tasmania reopens to Victoria and SA

We’ve coupled the good with the bad in this domestic travel update, but we won’t judge if you only choose to read the positive stuff.

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Road & Rail

Tasmania’s hire care shortage prompts new government incentive

Were your clients preparing to explore Tasmania on foot or by horseback due to the state’s current hire car shortage? Well, hopefully this new incentive means they won’t have to.

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Travel Agents

AFTA welcomes $1m support package for Tasmanian travel agents

Tasmanian agents, rejoice! Premier Peter Gutwein has put his superhero cape on and flown to the rescue.

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Tasmania to reopen border to Victoria, as NT revokes Greater Melbourne’s hotspot status

by Huntley Mitchell

With Victoria officially out of its “circuit breaker” lockdown, states and territories are starting to let down their guard.

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Victoria and Tasmania announce further easing of border restrictions

by Huntley Mitchell

The relaxing of domestic border restrictions continues apace, so apologies if we’ve missed any updates here. Our editor’s typing fingers are quite tired and sore.

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Tasmania and ACT ease border restrictions

by Huntley Mitchell

Domestic border restrictions are now officially changing more often than the underwear of Travel Weekly’s editor.

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Victoria introduces ‘traffic light’ permit system for domestic travel

Dan Andrews has reportedly been playing Duke Dumont’s “Red Light Green Light” on repeat in his office in celebration of this news.

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Western Australia and Tasmania announce further restrictions for SA travellers

by Huntley Mitchell

Two states have tightened restrictions even further for South Australian travellers, as the COVID-19 cluster in Adelaide continues to grow.

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Tasmania to accelerate border reopening to Victorians

by Huntley Mitchell

So long as “The Garden State” manages to keep a lid on COVID-19, Tasmania is going to get its border reopening show on the road.

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Tasmania to ease border restrictions with “low-risk COVID states”

The announcement of Tasmania’s new basketball team name (not that many people cared) has been quickly overshadowed by Premier Gutwein’s big border news.

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Ferry refurb to boost Tas tourist numbers

The Tasmanian government has approved the multi-million dollar refurbishment of two Bass Strait passenger ferries and will cut fares in […]

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