Australian tourism sector faces gradual comeback after international borders reopen

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
February 20 2022 - 5:30pm
Events such as Canberra's balloon festival could draw some of Australia's international visitors to the capital. Picture: Karleen Minney

The tourism sector faces a gradual recovery and will play "catch-up" with other countries after the nation reopens its international border to tourists today, industry experts and leaders say.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au