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PM keen to open up Australia’s international border

Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants to get international borders open as soon as possible but without impacting Australia's hospital system.

McGowan breaks promise to reopen WA border

Western Australia's hard borders will remain in place indefinitely after Premier Mark McGowan backflipped on plans to implement a COVID-19 transition plan.

Queensland to remove all border controls

Queensland will drop all border controls from 1am Saturday after recording six COVID-19 deaths and 14,914 new virus cases.

Western Australia borders to begin easing on 5 February

Western Australia will begin to ease its hard borders on 5 February, finally reconnecting the state to the rest of nation.

Emotional scenes as Queensland’s hard border comes down

Vaccinated travellers are now allowed to enter Queensland without going into quarantine for the first time in months, in a welcome boost for tourism operators.

Queensland set to open border on 13 December

Queensland will open its border to double vaccinated people from virus hotspots from 13 December after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk brought forward the opening by four days. 

Queensland to open to NSW, COVID-19 hotspots on 13 December

Fully vaccinated travellers from COVID-19 hotspots will be able to enter Queensland from next Monday as the state nears an 80 per cent vaccination rate.

Push for easier travel as states reopen

As more states and territories move to relax border rules, the federal tourism minister wants to simplify domestic travel for Australians.
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