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Spirit of Tasmania ferries to allow free travel for cars from March in bid to boost tourism

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Spirit of Tasmania ferry passengers will be able to bring their car or motorcycle at no charge for a period of four months under an expansion of the Bass Strait [...] read more...

International travel ban to remain even after COVID vaccine rollout…

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Australia’s Chief Medical Officer says changes to international border closures will be “one of the last things” to change even if a COVID-19 vaccine is rolled out nationwide this year. [...] read more...

Calls for more help as international border stays closed due to COVID threat

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow 1 Comment

Australia’s tourism industry has demanded more financial support amid warnings the nation’s international border could remain shut for much of this year. Key points: Australians have been warned international border [...] read more...

Iconic Fraser Island fire out of control

Posted on: December 7th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

Queensland has looked across the border for help to contain the out-of-control bushfire burning on Fraser Island, with challenging firefighting conditions expected again today. Key points: Residents in the beachside [...] read more...

BYTAP supports the final report for the review into the Working Holiday Maker program

Posted on: December 7th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The Joint Committee on Migration has released it’s final report for the inquiry into the Working Holiday Maker Program. BYTAP supports the recommendations of their report and their comments around [...] read more...