Australia’s tourism industry has demanded more financial support amid warnings the nation’s international border could remain shut for much of this year.
- Australians have been warned international border restrictions could be in place for “most” of this year
- The tourism sector says it cannot survive on domestic travel alone, especially if state borders keep closing
- The Federal Government has defended its support measures and says JobKeeper won’t be extended again
Almost 12 months after travel restrictions first started being imposed, Health Department secretary Brendan Murphy said he could not see them lifting any time soon.
“I think we’ll go most of this year with still substantial border restrictions,” he told ABC News…