27 Jan 2021

Travel bubble bursts, Google trouble, extradition battle over

From Nine To Noon, 9:48 am on 27 January 2021

Australia correspondent Chris Niesche joins Kathryn for the latest on how Australia's temporarily pulled the pin on quarantine-free travel for New Zealanders, the escalation of tension between Google and the Australian government over plans to make the tech giant pay for news and a long-running battle to extradite a former teacher accused of sexual assault from Israel finally sees her return to Australia.

A passenger wearing a face mask arrives from New Zealand at Sydney International Airport on October 16, 2020, after Australia’s border rules were relaxed under a new one-way trans-Tasman travel agreement.

New Zealanders have been stopped from entering Australia for 72 hours while the Northland community case is investigated.  Photo: AFP