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    NSW’s AUD50m bid to make project sunrise a Sydney-only venture

    The post NSW’s AUD50m bid to make project sunrise a Sydney-only venture appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. The NSW government secretly offered $50 million to Qantas in exchange for the business making Project Sunrise a Sydney exclusive for five years and retaining its base in the state. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet tabled the offer, obtained by the SMH, to the airline’s chief executive, Alan Joyce, which also sought a commitment to no net job losses and the creation of 2,000 full-time roles over the first five years. Qantas insists the document represents only a “draft offer”, while the NSW government said a final, binding deal has yet to…

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    Australian IPL players and support staff might fly off to Maldives in bid to get home | Cricket News

    NEW DELHI: With their country shut for all those flying from India, the now suspended IPL’s Australian contingent, comprising players, support staff and commentators, is expected to head to Maldives before taking a connecting flight for home. The IPL was “indefinitely suspended” on Tuesday after multiple cases of COVID-19 emerged from Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai Super Kings. There are 14 Australian players along with coaches and commentators who might now take a detour as the Australian government has imposed strict sanctions for people returning from India. “A mass exodus of Australian players, coaches and support staff to the Maldives is the expected remedy to a…