Although the country extended its “biosecurity emergency period” through December 17, Qantas Airlines is gearing up to resume travel to Singapore, London, Los Angeles and Vancouver on December 18.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce recently stated that the government “agree with [their] broad assumptions, and agree that [their] plan was reasonable.”
Also, the NSW government will implement a vaccine passport trial allowing Aussies to come back to pubs, coffee shops and restaurants where they will need to use their vaccine passports to be permitted access.
It is expected that other states join the initiative right after.
“A business under property law has the ability to say ‘no, you can’t come in’, and they can ask for (a vaccine passport), that’s a legitimate thing for them to do, and they’re doing that to protect their own workers, to protect their other clients, ” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison a few days ago.