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When will Australians be able to fly overseas for holidays again?

Stepping foot off a plane with passport in hand and into an airport overseas feels like a distant memory for most.

While other countries are reopening their borders to international travel, and places like the USA are lifting overseas travel restrictions for residents, Australians remain confined to travelling within their own state or territory.

During a press conference in Canberra on Friday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison dashed the hopes of would-be globe trotters hoping to head overseas, announcing that Australia’s border would remain closed indefinitely after more than four months of barring citizens and permanent residents from leaving the country.

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says internal border opening before Christmas were unlikely. Picture: NCA NewsWire /Gary Ramage

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