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New electronics regulations for travellers to UK and USA

On Tuesday 21 March, the USA and UK governments announced some new regulations that will affect travellers to both countries. Both the UK and the USA have imposed a ban on the carriage of certain electronic devices on flights that originate in certain countries / ports. Both governments have essentially banned any electronic device that […]

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Removal of Fringe Benefits Tax on National Wine Centre Functions and Events

University functions and events held at the National Wine Centre (“NWC”) are now fringe benefits tax (“FBT”) free.  A favourable ruling has recently been obtained by the University from the ATO to remove it’s liability to FBT on all functions, events or other food and drink (including alcohol) provided at the NWC.  This is another […]

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Travel News: Virgin Australia changes airfare structure

Virgin Australia (VA) is implementing a new fare structure for domestic, trans-Tasman, international short-haul and international long-haul flights from 7 September 2016. ‘Fares For You’ will replace the existing fare structure and offer 9 fare types across the VA network. The domestic fare structure will see the introduction of the Getaway, Elevate, Freedom, Business Saver […]

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Campus Travel 2016 Travel Grant Series – applications now open

Campus Travel together with their sister brand Student Flights have launched this year’s Travel Grant program. Due to the growing volume of applications, there are two Travel Grants – one for tertiary students and a second grant for academic professionals. If you’re a tertiary student, researcher, professor or academic professional looking to further your knowledge […]

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Serko offline from 2pm Friday 29th July – 9am Monday 1st August

Please note, as we near the introduction to Airplus there are configuration changes which need to be done within the Serko system. To facilitate this, Serko will be offline from 2pm Friday 29th July and will be back online from 9am Monday 1st August.  

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Travel – Australian Border Force Strikes; delays expected at international airports

Australian Immigration and Border Protection staff are proposing rolling strikes.  Strike action will affect international departures and arrivals from all Australian airports between Tuesday 22 March and Thursday 31 March (including Easter weekend but excluding Saturday 26 March). Please click here to view the schedule of strike action to take place around the country from tomorrow. The stoppages will […]

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Travel – Meal & Accommodation Rates

Staff travelling on University business are reminded that there where reasonably possible, meal & accommodation expenses do not exceed the ATO guidelines (2015-16) for the lowest salary band according to the destination.

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HR and Finance Temporary Delegation Transfer eForm

The Services and Resources Division has been working on a Business Improvement Project aimed at automating current paper-based processes.  As a part of this initiative HR and Finance have been working together with Technology Services and local representatives on a joint automation project. As of Monday 8th February staff will be able to transfer both […]

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Qantas tightens check-in times

University travellers should note the new check-in times for Australian domestic and regional flights effective 5th August. Travellers with checked baggage will need to drop their bags at bag drop at least 30 minutes before domestic flight departures and 90 minutes before international flight departures. Qantas Club members without luggage can check-in no later than […]

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Travel Insurance – Top Up Cover for periods over 6 months

The University purchases travel insurance for all staff and students travelling interstate or overseas on approved University travel. The travel insurance is limited to 6 month periods.  If you are working, studying or travelling overseas, you will be covered under the University’s policy for a period of 180 days from the date that you leave […]

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