Canberra Travel Talk

Why Travel is Important & What Travel has Taught Me

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Anxious, angry and abandoned. Less than two weeks from Christmas, at least 39,000 Australian citizens and permanent residents are still stranded overseas due to Australia's international arrival caps.
Hitching a ride on Santa's sleigh now seems like the only option for those wanting to make it home for the holidays.
For the past five months, Australia has limited the number of international arrivals. Originally capped at just under 4,000 arrivals per week, the country is now accepting just over 7,000.

Travellers arrive at a hotel in Melbourne on December 7, 2020. Australians returning from overseas must quarantine for two weeks.

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