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As Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout splutters, we need transparency about when international borders might reopen – The Conversation AU

The government should be explicit about what proportion of the population will need to be vaccinated to warrant border reopening. Australians could then measure…



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The Australian governments offer of half-price airfares to encourage domestic tourism highlights another item of unfinished COVID policy business: when will Australias international borders be reopened?
The border questions, such as when to remove exit controls and lift hotel quarantine for arrivals, have profound implications for the economy.
Border closures have been key to Australia escaping the worst ravages of the pandemic and successfully pursuing an elimination strategy on COVID-19.

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