Australia unlikely to fully reopen border in 2021, says top official

Australia is unlikely to fully open its borders in 2021 even if most of its population gets vaccinated this year as planned, says a senior health official. The comments dampen hopes raised by airlines that travel to and from the country could resume as early as July. Department of Health …

34 Malaysians charged with working illegally near Woolgoolga

The Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police have detained 34 Malaysians charged with working illegally near Woolgoolga on farms in New South Wales.  Woolgoolga is a small town on the east coast near Coffs Harbour. 20 workers were “lawful non-citizens” who were in breach of conditions associated with tourist …

Australian Border Force Strike action on 9 November 2015 at international airports

Be prepared for delays if you’re traveling in or out of an Australian international airport next Monday, the 9th of November.  The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has provided information about pending Australian Border Force Strike action at airports, shipping ports and other international facilities. The action may …