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Business pushing hard to open state borders during coronavirus, but leading economists urge caution

Posted on: September 8th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Business groups pressuring politicians to reopen state borders quickly should not ignore the health and economic benefits of the coronavirus lockdowns, two leading economists say. Key points: Tourism executives sign [...] read more...

Paranoid mum sparked a desperate manhunt by claiming backpacker couple were ‘missing in the outback’

Posted on: August 18th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Search for German backpackers was sparked by the mother of the husbandBenjamin and Nathalie Kress are travelling in a remote part of Western Australia The couple had not been heard from [...] read more...

American backpacker, 22, shares the seven ‘LIES’ told about Aussie life

Posted on: August 18th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

An American traveller has shared the seven ‘lies’ he has uncovered about OzThe 22-year-old moved to Melbourne, Victoria, from Texas in October 2019He was brought up to believe that everybody [...] read more...

The cost of fruit and vegetables is set to soar by SIXTY per cent

Posted on: August 18th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australian farmers will be missing around 71,000 seasonal workers  this yearThe slump will have an enormous impact on fresh produce, driving up prices Farmers have pleaded with authorities to introduce a [...] read more...

NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Australian coronavirus transmission too high for trans-Tasman travel bubble

Posted on: August 6th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has dismissed the prospect of a trans-Tasman travel bubble with Australia starting “anytime soon”. Key points: NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it would [...] read more...