Australian borders reopened after 20 months. Flights from abroad started arriving in New South Wales and Victoria.
“This is a day of celebration for Australia, “said Treasurer Josh Friedenberg. 590 days after covid terror, Australian borders reopened today. This is a step towards new change for Australia after a long battle with Covid.
With this, flights from abroad began to arrive in New South Wales and Victoria. Airports are witnessing emotional moments Carrying. The airports were filled with happy reunions of family members who had been separated for a long time.
The first flight arrived at Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport at 5:30 a.m. Monday. The first landing was on a Qantas flight from Singapore. Half an hour later, a QF12 flight from Los Angeles landed.
The flight from Singapore arrived at Melbourne Airport on Monday. The flight from Hong Kong will arrive in the afternoon. Australia’s international border reopens after 20 months.
Recipients of both doses of the vaccine from overseas will no longer need quarantine in New South Wales and Victoria. But those who do not receive the vaccine must be quarantined.
Moreover, With this more families will have the opportunity to reunite when Christmas comes, said Premier Dominic Perot. Fourteen international flights will arrive at Sydney Airport on Monday.
Priority is given to Australian permanent residents and citizens. The government hopes that skilled visa holders, tourists and international students will be able to enter the country by the end of this year
Minister of Home Affairs Mr. Karen Andrews said she would face all the challenges posed by the opening of the international border. Most importantly, Parents can also travel to Australia from abroad. Applications for the same were accepted. In addition, the ban on traveling abroad lifted today. Those who have completed the vaccination can now travel abroad without any concessions.