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University Travel Expo – Wednesday 9th August, The Mezzanine Hub Central 11am – 3pm

The University’s travel management company, Campus Travel, together with Finance & Procurement Services are hosting a Travel Expo on Wednesday 9th August at The Mezzanine, Hub Central from 11am – 3pm. The Travel Expo will provide the opportunity to introduce University travellers to the new University Procurement Hub (UPH) negotiated rates that are now available […]

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SAVE THE DATE – UoA Travel Expo – 9th August 2017 Hub Central

Travel Expo – Save the Date The University’s travel management company, Campus Travel, together with Finance & Procurement Services are hosting a Travel Expo on Wednesday 9 August at The Mezzanine, Hub Central from 11am – 3pm. More information to follow.

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Minor Updates to T&E Policy & Procedures & Credit Card Procedures

To address findings from a recent internal audit of travel and expenses, minor amendments have been made to the Travel and Entertainment Policy and Procedures and the Credit Card Procedures. In summary, the amendments are: Guidance on the role and responsibilities of Acquittal Approvers (view the new Quick Reference Guide for Acquittal Approvers) Clarification on […]

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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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Travel News – China Visa Requirements

China – Temporary suspension of urgent processing The Chinese Embassy in Canberra has advised that for the month of March there will be no processing of 2 and 3 day urgent visas due to the high volume of applications being lodged at the Chinese Visa Service Centre.  Please allow up to 8 working days for […]

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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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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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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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