Travel without coronavirus quarantine not imminent, PMs say, but both formally agree to resume when safe to do so
- Sign up for Guardian Australia’s daily coronavirus email
- Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications
Australia and New Zealand have reached a formal agreement to establish a trans-Tasman travel “bubble” as soon as it is safe to allow flights between the two countries.
After New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern dialled in to a meeting of Australia’s national cabinet on Tuesday, she and Scott Morrison issued a joint statement saying they would pursue a trans-Tasman Covid-safe travel zone once Australia and New Zealand had eased current lockdown restrictions.