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“Pack your bags,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told potential visitors, adding, “Don’t forget to bring your money with you, because you’ll find plenty of places to spend it.”
Australia opens its international borders to all vaccinated tourists Monday, nearly two years after the island nation first imposed some of the world’s strictest Covid-19 travel restrictions.
“The wait is over,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said during a press conference on Sunday ahead of the re-opening.
The first flight into Sydney Airport will arrive from Los Angeles at 6 am (1900 GMT), followed by arrivals from Tokyo, Vancouver and Singapore.
Only 56 international flights are expected to land in Australia in the 24 hours after the re-opening — far below pre-pandemic levels — but Morrison said he had “no doubt” the number will scale up in time.
More on that here https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/australia-opens-borders-after-two-years-of-fortress-level-covid-curbs-2779176/amp/1
Note that if you’re a Papua New Guinean returning from overseas like Australia there is no longer a need to apply for Controller approval.