Australia Minister for Trade: Border reopening 'more likely the case' in 2021

18 June, 2020

Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham stated "open tourist-related travel in or out of Australia... remains quite some distance off" with Australia's border reopening "more likely the case" in 2021 (ABC/National Press Club, 17-Jun-2020). Mr Birmingham said: "The practicalities of the volumes that are involved and the need for us to first and foremost keep putting health first".