Jubilation as Australia reopens border after almost 600 days

Jubilation as Australia reopens border after almost 600 days



An emotional scene played out at Sydney airport on Monday, November 1, as Australia’s international border reopened after almost 600 days and loved ones were able to reunite



On March 20 last year, Australia introduced some of the world’s toughest border restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Almost all travel to the island continent halted, prompting critics to dub the country a "hermit state".



For the last 19 months, Australians have been banned from travelling overseas without permission.



Families were split across continents, and tens of thousands of nationals were stranded overseas.Latest Post
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