Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 3AW account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 3AW content and other benefits.


Joining is free and easy.

You will soon need to register to keep streaming 3AW online. Register an account or skip for now to do it later.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Australians urged to ‘holiday at home’ in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Tom Elliott
Article image for Australians urged to ‘holiday at home’ in wake of coronavirus pandemic

Australians are being warned that international travel could take until 2023 to go back to “normal” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

But it’s led some, including 3AW Drive host Tom Elliott, to focus on the idea of holidaying in Australia.

“I’m guilty of this,” he said on Thursday.

“There are huge chunks of this country that I know very little about.

“Maybe it’s time I learnt.”

Simon Westaway, Executive Director of the Australia Tourism Industry Council, said it wouldn’t be the first time going on holiday at home became the norm.

“When we were kids, we never jumped on a plane, we jumped in the car and went to Queensland,” he said.

Click PLAY below to hear more on 3AW

Tom Elliott
Advertisement