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Peak live music organisations claim they need to be exempt from border restrictions to protect the industry from devastation

The live music industry is still struggling as border closures and venue capacity limits hold organisations back from return to pre-COVID-19 business. Australia’s peak music organisations are calling for the government to allow national tours to resume. “The perception that live music is back disguises the devastating reality facing our […]
Peak live music organisations claim they need to be exempt from border restrictions to protect the industry from devastation
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Australia’s closed international borders could cost $117 billion and more than one million people over the next decade, according to a new report

KPMG has released new analysis of the economic cost of Australia’s hard international border, calculating it would shave $117 billion from national GDP by the end of the decade. By 2030, stalled migration would shrink Australia’s 2030 population by 1.1 million people and have cost every Australian the equivalent of […]
Australia’s closed international borders could cost $117 billion and more than one million people over the next decade, according to a new report