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Australia’s Vaccine Passports

The Australian federal government announced that it will begin trials of a new vaccine passport program with select countries this week. This is a major step towards the nation’s broader reopening. Vaccine passports are widely used in the European Union. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), which represents almost 300 airlines globally, urged countries around…
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Australia Travel Ban Could Be Lifted Earlier Than December

The Australian government extended the travel ban on Australians through December, however, just as the ban is extended with the stroke of a pen, so too can it be lifted. The ban on Australians leaving the country could be removed as early as November as the federal government pushes ahead with plans to release a…
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Australia Delays Reopening Borders

The Australian government announced that it will extend its ban on inbound and outbound international travel until mid-December, by which time it aims to have vaccinated 80% of its adult population. This means that most people will not be able to enter Australia without a travel exemption. Australian citizens and permanent residents also need to…
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Australia Travel Ban: Fiancee Visa Holders Now Eligible for Travel Exemption

People planning to tie the knot with partners in Australia will be granted travel exemptions, paving the aisle for delayed weddings to go ahead. Prospective Marriage Visa (PMV) holders were not considered immediate family by the Australian Department of Home Affairs. They are not auto-exempt from the inbound travel ban, as is the case for…
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Australia Lockdown: What You Need to Leave Australia

Since March last year, Australia has banned its citizens from leaving the country as part of its COVID strategy.  That restriction has not previously applied to Australians who usually live in other countries. But they will now need to apply for an exemption for outbound travel The Australian government has introduced a tougher travel law…
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