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Tourism

Updated travel requirements: here’s everything you need to know

Over the holiday period, Omicron changed the travel game. So here’s what Aussies need to know for domestic and international jaunts.

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News

Australia reopens to visa holders as swathe of restrictions ease

There’s a lot to absorb from today’s influx of changes across the country. We’ve tuned into each Premier’s press conference so you don’t have to.

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News

“We will not be pursuing ‘Omicron zero'”: NSW and Victoria vow to keep borders open

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews said he and his NSW counterpart Dominic Perrotett have been texting about this fandangled ‘Omicron zero’ situation, with both giving the strategy a thumbs down emoji.

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Aviation

Jetstar pilot charged with murder as police continue search for missing campers

After three days of police questioning, Greg Lynn has been charged over the disappearance of two campers who went missing last year.

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Aviation

Jetstar pilot arrested in connection to missing campers

Almost two years later, police have made an arrest in relation to the disappearance of Russell Hill and Carol Clay, whose burnt-out campsite was found at the beginning of the pandemic.

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Destinations

South Australia reopens its border, but not before keen travellers crashed its new EntryCheck website

Technology: it’s great when it works, but when it doesn’t, it’s sh*t.

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Aviation

Qantas’ new Melbourne-Byron Bay flights take off, with Melbourne-Burnie route next in line

Got a few Melbourne clients who are keen to be anywhere but Victoria this Christmas? Get them out of there via Qantas’ new flights.

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Events

Mildura-Wentworth region seeks support for world-class tourism experience

by Sponsored by Mildura Regional Development

The stunning border region will soon play host to a large-scale light installation designed by world-famous artist Bruce Munro! Here’s your opportunity to get in on the ground floor.

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Travel Agents

Open border between Australia’s two biggest economic powerhouses great for business, says Flight Centre MD

FCTG’s James Kavanagh has given the reopening of the NSW-Victoria border the commentary equivalent of a standing ovation.

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Aviation

Virgin reopens new-look Melbourne lounge and refreshed lounge menu

To celebrate the Victoria-NSW border reopening for travellers, Virgin is showing off its spiffy new lounge and yummy, revamped F&B options.

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Hotels

IHG continues Victorian expansion with Holiday Inn Dandenong

The hotel company is continuing to conquer suburban and regional Victoria with this latest signing. However, that’s not to say its efforts involve tanks or cavalry soldiers in funny hats.

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Aviation

International carriers set Aussie return dates, as Qantas brings forward overseas restart for Melbourne

The increased clarity around border openings as Australia’s vaccinated population grows has given overseas airlines the opportunity to set return dates, with a spate promising to return earlier than expected.

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