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Australia reopens international border 600 days after strict COVID travel restriction

Saeed Khan, AFP

Posted at Nov 01 2021 03:48 PM

Emotional reunion as Australia reopens international border

Family members react upon being reunited on arrival at Sydney's International Airport on Monday, as Australia's international border reopened almost 600 days after a pandemic closure began. Australia, which introduced one of the world’s toughest border restrictions during the pandemic, reopened its international border allowing vaccinated Australians to come and go without quarantine.