Speaking to the National Press Club in Canberra on Tuesday, he also stated that Australia will not open its borders to international travellers “anytime soon.”
A spat between state politicians in NSW and Queensland has escalated in recent days, with senior officials in disagreement as to when the states’ shared border should be reopened. Speaking…
Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham appeared to criticise Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk suggestion that her state’s borders may remain closed until September.
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The two governments have become embroiled in a war of words over where the headquarters of Virgin would be if the airline receives a combined bailout funded by a number of states.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has lashed out at the Queensland government’s decision to bid for Virgin Australia, saying a successful bid would put the airline “back on the market…