Billy Joel announces exclusive Melbourne show for December 2022

Billy Joel has announced his long-awaited return to Australia, slating one special performance – his first Down Under in just shy of a decade – for this December. The show will go down at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday December 10. It’s confirmed to be the only show Joel will play in Australia …

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Melbourne Cup 2022: Racing Victoria announces spring carnival raiders no longer require mandatory scintigraphy

Racing Victoria has scaled back the most contentious part of its Melbourne Cup veterinary screening for internationals ahead of the 2022 spring carnival. International Melbourne Cup contenders will no longer be required to undergo a nuclear scintigraphy unless requested by Racing Victoria‘s veterinary team. The contentious bone scan was a compulsory measure last year for …

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Qantas announces new ultra-long-haul flight to the United States

As global travel resumes in 2022, another addition to the list of “world’s longest flights” will be a direct route operated by Qantas between Melbourne, Australia and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The new route, which will be served by Boeing 787 Dreamliners, will begin on December 2, 2022, according to the Australian airline, dubbed …

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Dubai travel: Emirates announces second daily flight to Melbourne – News

Served by the flagship A380 aircraft, the new addition will provide more than 1,000 seats a day to the Victorian capital File Published: Wed 23 Mar 2022, 12:03 PM Starting May 1, the airline will offer fourteen weekly services from Dubai to Melbourne. Emirates has announced the second daily flight on its Dubai-Melbourne route, served …

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Four Seasons Announces New Hotel in Melbourne

WHY IT RATES: The new Four Seasons Hotel Melbourne will be located in Australia’s tallest tower and the world’s tallest vertical garden. — Lacey Pfalz, Associate Writer, TravelPulse Award-winning Melbourne property developer, Beulah, today announces that Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a global leader in luxury hospitality, has been chosen to manage the hotel within …

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Bonza announces Bundaberg to Melbourne flights – Bundaberg Now

Bonza has announced its intention to fly direct from Bundaberg to Melbourne, subject to regulatory approval. Low-cost airline Bonza has announced its intention to fly twice-weekly direct from Bundaberg to Melbourne Airport from mid-2022. The historic partnership with Bundaberg Regional Airport is part of the largest announcement in Australia’s aviation history with a total of …

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Morning mail: Taylor to promote fossil fuels, US announces climate package, Melbourne’s new freedoms | Australia news

Good morning. Angus Taylor is getting ready to spruik Australia’s fossil fuels projects at Cop26 next week, as the Biden administration announces record spending on climate change action. And Melburnians can enjoy new freedoms from later today. Australia’s emissions reduction minister, Angus Taylor, has declared he will promote Australia as a good place to invest …

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John Laing achieves financial close in Melbourne road PPP project

John Laing Group (“John Laing”), the responsible investor and active manager of infrastructure projects internationally, today announces that it has reached financial close on the AUD $11.1 billion availability-based North East Link road PPP project in Melbourne, Australia (the “Project”). The public-private partnership between the State of Victoria and the Spark consortium will deliver three-lane …

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Singapore Airlines announces daily flights from Melbourne, Sydney for vaccinated travellers from November 8

Vaccinated travellers can fly to Singapore from November 8. Photo: iStock Singapore Airlines has announced two daily flights from Melbourne and Sydney to Singapore following the opening of a new vaccinated-only travel lane on November 8. Scoot, Singapore Airline’s low-cost subsidiary, will also operate a daily service from Melbourne, and four services a week from Sydney. SIA will operate three Airbus A350-900s …

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