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Melbourne’s giant observation wheel falls victim to COVID-19 restrictions

After featuring in the skyline of Victoria’s capital city for 15 years, it’s lights out for the Melbourne Star.

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Regional Victoria to leave lockdown tonight, as NSW government unveils ‘roadmap to freedom’

by Huntley Mitchell

There is a bit more clarity now around when the two states will eventually emerge from the living hell that is lockdown.

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Aussie agent admits ripping off clients $670,000 to fuel gambling addiction

The judge presiding over the case has taken aim at Australia’s gambling industry and called online gambling an “abomination”.

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Travellers Choice adds new members in Victoria and Queensland

The agency network has welcomed a couple of new members, one of which has made a name for herself with her brilliant advocacy and lobbying efforts.

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Western Australia to introduce strictest-ever state border restrictions for NSW

WA will soon be in a league of its own for border restrictions, with Marky Mark McGowan ready to throw NSW into the ‘extreme risk’ bucket.

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AFTA to increase mental health resources for members

The federation is cashing in on the Victorian government’s wellbeing program with this timely new resource.

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Lockdown lifted for regional Victoria, as four more New South Wales LGAs served stay-at-home orders

by Huntley Mitchell

While Melbourne continues lockdown life, at least those in the other parts of Victoria have been freed.

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Victoria to re-enter lockdown for seven days

Victorians are hopping back into their lockdown track pants, with the state reverting to stay-at-home orders from 8pm tonight.

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Aussie skydiving instructor dies saving man in “freak accident”

The instructor is being called a hero after police revealed he took the brunt of the fall, saving the other man’s life.

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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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NSW government extends Greater Sydney lockdown

Travel Weekly’s editor is starting to look more and more like Bill Murray’s character in Groundhog Day, as Greater Sydney’s lockdown is extended once again.

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Victoria and South Australia to exit lockdown as planned, but restrictions to remain

Victorians and South Australians are all no doubt busy booking tables and ironing their ‘outside clothes’ in preparation for tomorrow.

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