Australians unlikely to travel to Europe or the US until 2022

Australians unlikely to travel to Europe

AUSTRALIANS unlikely to travel to Europe or the US until 2022, warned the Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham this week.

However, Mr.  Birmingham conceded that they may open the travel bubble with New Zealand.

Following the Federal Budget last Tuesday, the government predicted that vaccinations would not be competed for all Australians before the end of 2021, meaning that until then overseas travel would have to “remain low”.

Speaking to The

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Considering the above, tonight’s Budget should have been one of

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what Australians want the budget to pay for

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Australians are hoping to see extended financial support for workers in industries crippled by Covid-19 restrictions, as well as policies to make renewable energy cheaper and more accessible.

While the government has indicated job creation

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Treasurer pledges tax cuts for Australians ‘right now’

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed the budget will deliver income tax cuts “right now” in a move that all but confirms tax relief will be backdated in the budget.

News.com.au exclusively revealed on Friday that senior government sources had confirmed the budget backdates the tax relief to ensure workers can secure tax relief this financial year.

“We believe people should keep more of what they earn. We also believe more

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When Australians can travel to New Zealand

A trans-Tasman bubble would see Australia’s borders open for non-essential travel for the first time in six months — but it comes with a big catch.

Yesterday, a joint government and tourism industry task force revealed its timeline for restarting Australia’s battered tourism sector, with a travel bridge with New Zealand slated to be up and running within the next two months.

The task force comprised Tourism Australia, the Australian

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