Australian and British workers can enjoy visa-free travel to each other’s country under a proposed post-Brexit free trade agreement, with both Canberra and London eager to sign the deal before Christmas 2020.
With the UK government officially now under the administration of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, formal negotiations are set to begin soon after the UK leaves the European Union in January.
Two-way trade between the countries is already valued at $27 billion, with the UK currently the second-largest source of foreign investment in Australia, at $574.8 billion in 2018.
Mr Johnson has long advocated for a trans-Tasman-style free movement agreement between the UK and Australia post-Brexit, calling for “creative thinking” among Anglosphere countries.
As Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson MP, had renewed his call for a Trans-Tasman-style free-movement area between