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Tehan looks to establish travel bubble and ‘quarantine gateway’ with Singapore

If this proposed bubble goes ahead, it could also open the door to travellers from other countries to come to Australia after completing a two-week quarantine stint in Singapore.

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Tourism

Australia’s international border closure “one of the last things to change”, says chief medical officer

The man in charge of leading Australia’s COVID-19 response isn’t budging on his international travel forecast. At least that means the champagne has more time to chill.

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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

“V-day” in the UK: 90-year-old receives first official Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Margaret Keenan, who turns 91 next week, was the first person to officially receive the vaccine at her local hospital in Coventry.

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Aviation

Qantas helps travel agents carbon-offset clients’ flights

Want to impress your clients with some eco-friendly razzamatazz? Australia’s national carrier just made it a whole lot easier.

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Aviation

Qantas CEO says vaccines could restart international travel before “bubbles” eventuate

To be fair, Aussies were expecting to be able to travel to New Zealand by now, but the closest we can get is watching Flight of the Conchords while sipping a pinot noir from the Marlborough region.

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Tourism

Australia responds to the UK’s emergency approval of Pfizer vaccine

While the UK might be getting the jab as early as next week, the Australian government is holding fast to its original roll-out schedule.

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Aviation

COVID-19 deniers threaten to boycott Qantas after Joyce’s vaccine revelation

by Ali Coulton

Anti-vaxxers, COVID-19 deniers and general conspiracy theorists are having an absolute field day following the news that Qantas passengers will need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel internationally.

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Tourism

Birmo says international travel may be back on the cards in 2021

International travel in 2021 may not be off the cards just yet, but Australia’s Tourism Minister said getting Aussies overseas in the first half of the year will be challenging.

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Aviation

COVID-19 vaccine will be compulsory for Qantas’ international passengers, says Joyce

Meanwhile, the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine candidates are making progress, with one reporting more efficacy results and the other pushing for an early release.

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Tourism

New COVID-19 vaccine frontrunner has a success rate of almost 95pc

Move over Pfizer, there’s a new sheriff in town. And by sheriff, we mean vaccine that could potentially change the game in the fight against COVID-19 one jab at a time.

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