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Travellers snap up Vic tourism vouchers

Victorians have snapped up 40,000 extra regional tourism vouchers, aimed at encouraging people to holiday at home and boosting an economy ravaged by COVID-19.

We can play tennis and pick fruit, says PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has distanced himself from colleagues criticising the Victorian government for accepting international tennis players but not farm workers into the state.

Overseas travel remains unlikely this year

The head of Australia's health department believes it is unlikely international borders will substantially reopen this year, even if most people are vaccinated against coronavirus.