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Worrying signs for Crown Resorts, with royal commission announced into Melbourne casino

by Huntley Mitchell

To make matters worse for Crown, the company suffered a $120.9 million loss in the first half of FY21.

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Victoria unveils support package for small businesses smacked by ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown

Small businesses in the tourism and hospitality sectors that were hit hard by the state’s snap five-day lockdown have been handed a $143 million reprieve.

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Virgin Australia boss booed at Australian Open over comments about COVID-19 vaccines and Victorian govt

Jayne Hrdlicka copped a bit of a booing last night at the Australian Open, presumably from a bunch of anti-vaxxers who dislike Daniel Andrews.

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States shut their borders as Victoria readies for five-day snap lockdown

Wondering how the other states and territories have responded to Victoria’s snap lockdown? We’ve gathered all the info we can amid this fast-moving situation.

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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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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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Destinations

Everything you need to know about the $465m Victorian Tourism Recovery Package

The Victorian government is giving its tourism sector a big budget injection. However, that’s not to say Daniel Andrews is using a giant needle to administer it.

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‘Stay Close, Go Further’: Victoria launches multi-million-dollar tourism campaign

As Victoria continues to achieve consecutive ‘doughnut days’ and further eases restrictions, the state’s tourism board has come out of hibernation.

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Victoria celebrates second ‘donut day’, as tourism industry reacts to easing of restrictions

by Christian Fleetwood

Travel Weekly staff are enjoying a few Krispy Kremes in celebration of Victoria’s consecutive ‘donut days’, so much so that we’ve all had to undo the top button of our pants.

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Tourism bodies call for $1.3bn lifeline for Victoria’s devastated visitor economy

It’s desperate times for Victoria’s tourism industry, and two industry bodies are pleading for help before it gets worse.

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TTF urges Vic govt to make tourism a priority

With just six weeks until state elections, the Transport & Tourism Forum (TTF) has released its Victorian Tourism Business Count […]

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