Daylight Saving Australia 2021 October

Australian Clocks go Forward for Daylight Saving.

At 2am on Sunday 3rd October 2021, the clocks in most of Australia will go forward to 3am.

This applies in all states except these three:

Western Australia,
Northern Territory and
Queensland

Those States/Territory do NOT change their clocks.

The five States/Territories that … Read the rest

Do some Overseas Arrivals fake COVID tests?

Some reports are saying that some passengers on repatriation flights from India were presenting fake COVID test results to be permitted to board flights back to Australia.

This, if correct, might be the reason that the very high number of arrivals from India, in Australian quarantine, tested positive.

This high … Read the rest

40 COVID cases refused boarding from India.

Repatriation Flights from India to Australia are resuming on Saturday 15th May 2021.

The first flight had 150 vulnerable Australians booked to return to Australia.

About 40 of these have now tested positive for COVID, and are not able to board tomorrow’s flight, 15th May 2021.

Another 30 are classed … Read the rest

Australians Blocked from Travelling to India.

Australians, and Australian Permanent residents, who are desperate to go to India are being blocked by the COVID-19 travel ban.

The most common effect of the recent travel ban, specifically the rules concerning India, is that no one could travel from India to Australia for a two week period.

But … Read the rest

Repatriation Flights from India to Resume

Repatriation Flights from India to Resume on Saturday 15th May 2021.

The Australian government has just announced that the Howard Springs quarantine facility is almost ready to resume accepting the return of Australians stranded in India.

They have stated that Repatriation Flights from India, for those Australians in India that … Read the rest

5 Year Imprisonment and $66,000 Fine on Travel from India

Anyone breaking the current ban on travel from India to Australia faces possible penalties of up to five years’ imprisonment, and/or up to $66,000 fine.

This temporary ban took effect on Monday 3 May 2021 and applies to any travellers who have visited India within 14 days of their intended … Read the rest

Travel loophole to Australia from India slammed shut

After the direct flights from India to Australia were suspended, the indirect flights have also now been suspended.

A Qatar Airways spokesperson has confirmed that they are not currently selling tickets from India to Australia via Qatar and are not carrying passengers on this route.

The change came into effect … Read the rest

Australia suspends all passenger flights from India

The decision of the meeting of the Australian Cabinet’s national security committee on 27th April 2021, was to suspend all direct passenger flights from India.

The reasoning is based on the spike in Covid-19 cases in India, and the numbers arriving in Australia from India.

The suspension is to remain … Read the rest

India may face Total Travel ban to Australia

On 27th April 2021, the Australian National Security Committee of Cabinet will discuss temporarily halting all repatriation flights out of India.

This follows the 30% reduction in flights from India, that was brought into effect last week.

Countries such as the UK, Hong Kong, Canada, Italy, and Singapore have already … Read the rest