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Marginal advantage: a whiff of pork in the government’s great tourist ticket lottery – The Conversation AU

The Morrison government’s tourism assistance package can be fairly criticised for being arbitrary and skewed by political interests.



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The Morrison governments plan to halve the cost of up to 800,000 air tickets for interstate travellers is a rescue package of sorts for Australias tourism industry.
But the highly selective list of destinations 13 were initially announced, though more may be added suggests a bit of political pork has been included in the menu.
Under the scheme the centrepiece of a A$1.2 billion Tourism Aviation Network Support Program the government will subsidise tickets for interstate travel to these chosen destinations…

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