Tag: Australian tourism industry

Foreign Tourists to Australia Applying for Visas and Australians Applying for Passports Face Serious Delays

Australia’s tourism industry has urged the Home Affairs Department to speed up tourist visa processing as some travellers face months-long delays to enter the country. In spite of fully reopening to the world in February, Australia has seen a slow recovery for tourist operators and numbers of overseas visitors far below pre-pandemic levels. “If we…


Australian Visa, Passport Applications to Face Serious Delays

Australia’s tourism industry has urged the Home Affairs Department to speed up tourist visa processing as some travellers face months-long delays to enter the country. In spite of fully reopening to the world in February, Australia has seen a slow recovery for tourist operators and numbers of overseas visitors far below pre-pandemic levels. “If we…


Australia Welcomes First International Travellers After Two Years of Border Closures

International tourists have started arriving in Australia for the first time after two years of closed borders, triggering emotional reunion scenes between family and friends across the country. Travelers stepping out of aircraft at the Sydney airport were greeted by joyful well-wishers waving Tim-Tams, jars of Vegemite, and stuffed koalas as the Australian government removed…