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Updated: FRI 07MAY 0800 AWST RK

Anyone who has been in Greater Sydney on or after 26th April must check the ACT Covid-19 areas of concern page and follow directions given.

Prior to travelling to the ACT, anyone who has been in the Perth or Peel regions in the last 14 days should immediately check the WA Health website to determine whether they have been to any exposure sites, and follow the WA public health advice.

Non-ACT residents who have been to a close contact exposures site must not enter the ACT unless they obtain an exemption before arriving. Refer references below.

ACT residents who are a close contact should call ACT Health on (02) 5124 6209.

There are currently COVID-19 areas of concern in Western Australia. Please see a full list in the COVID-19 Areas of Concern Notice.






Updated: THU 29APR 2130 AEST KC+


Rules apply to people who are entering NSW from an affected area and have been to a place of high concern during the time and date listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice.  Refer concerns notice link below:

If you have been in a place of high concern, you may only enter NSW if you are a resident of NSW.


Travel from WA to New South Wales

Effective 2.01am, 27 April 2021, the rules for travellers from Western Australia have changed. However the following rules remain in place:

* If you enter NSW from anywhere in Western Australia on or after 12:01am on Saturday 24 April you must complete a declaration form

* If you have been in a ‘place of high concern’ (close or casual contact venue) in Western Australia at the times specified, you must follow the public health advice for testing and self-isolation.


Places of high concern are listed as Category A and Category B:.

If you have been to a Category A “area of high concern – close contact venues” (see references) at the date and time listed in the COVID-19 concerns notice must self isolate for 14 days.

If you have been to a Category B “area of high concern – casual contact venues” (see references) must self isolate until you receive a negative COVID-19 result.



Arrivals from New Zealand

A quarantine-free arrangement currently applies to travel between Australia and New Zealand.  When you arrive in NSW from New Zealand you must provide your contact details and place of accommodation in NSW by completing a New Zealand arrival declaration form.



interstate-concerns-notice.pdf (

Service NSW | NSW Entry Declaration



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Currently all travellers must complete a border entry form form prior to arrival

Effective 0001 on the 6th May anyone entering NT from a current Covid-19 case location in NSW must quarantine at a place approved by the NT government for 14 days. See reference below

Effective 27 April 2021, the Perth Metropolitan and Peel regions are no longer declared a COVID-19 hot spot.  However completion of a border entry form (as noted above) for all arrivals is required.



Travel to NT from New Zealand

New Zealanders arriving in the Northern Territory from elsewhere in Australia will be required to quarantine if they have come from, or travelled through a declared COVID-19 hotspot in the 14 days prior to arriving in the Northern Territory.

New Zealand travellers still permitted to travel will need to fill in a Border Entry Form and meet all other requirements for interstate travel to the Northern Territory.



Updated: FRI 07MAY 0800 AWST RK+


From 0100 Friday 7th May restrictions will apply to anyone entering QLD from an exposure venue in NSW. If a person has been in a known exposure venue they must go into hotel quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. Please see below reference


Travel to QLD from New Zealand

You can travel from a safe travel zone country to Australia, quarantine free, if you:

* have been in the safe travel zone country for 14 days or more and not been in a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days or since the start date identified for the hotspot (whichever is shorter), and

* travel to Australia on a quarantine free flight.

Currently New Zealand is a safe travel zone country for Queensland.






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All Travelers must complete a Cross border form 72hrs prior to departure (see references)

After 1201 on Friday 7th May anyone who has been to a specified NSW Covid-19 case location is not permitted to enter SA. See reference below





Updated: FRI 07MAY 0800 AWST RK+


Everyone entering TAS from a medium or high risk area must apply for a G2G pass prior to arrival (See references)

Anyone entering from a low risk area must register their travel and contact details through the Tas e-Travel system no more than 72 hours prior to arrival

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area or premises in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.  If entry is approved, there may be a quarantine requirement in government-designated accommodation (fees can apply).

Travel alert for Perth Metro and Peel Regions, Western Australia

Tasmania Public Health Services have declared several premises in the Perth Metropolitan and Peel Region as high-risk from 12:01am Saturday 25 April.  Refer below for list of high risk premises:


Travel alert for Greater Sydney

Tasmania Public Health Services have declared several premises in Greater Sydney as high risk. Please see reference below

Travel from other Australian states and New Zealand

Tasmania Public Health have currently declared all other states and territories of Australia and New Zealand as low risk.






Updated: THU 29APR 1845 AEST KC+


Anyone entering Victoria must apply for a permit to enter from anywhere in Australia and New Zealand (see references).

The permit system is for both travellers to Victoria and residents of Victoria returning home.

The permit system is based on a traffic light system which allows for areas across Australia to be designated as green, orange or red according to their risk – (see references)


Effective from 12.01am on Wednesday, 28 April 2021 the Perth Metropolitan and Peel regions will be designated a Orange Zone under Victoria’s travel permit system.  

Anyone entering Victoria with an orange zone permit must isolate, get a coronavirus test within 72 hours, and stay isolated until they receive a negative result.


All other Australian states or territories and New Zealand are currently green zones.




Updated: FRI 03MAY 0800 AWST RK+


Everyone entering WA must apply for a G2G pass prior to arrival (see references).

For travellers departing from WA to other Australian states or territories and New Zealand please refer to the applicable point of entry for current requirements.


New Zealand

Updated: FRI 07MAY  0930 AWST RK+

 Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble

Travel from NSW to New Zealand has been paused effective 2359 Thursday 6th May until further notice. Anyone who has been in NSW from 2359 on Thursday 6th May can not travel to New Zealand quarantine free. Travel from New Zealand to NSW is still permitted.

A two way travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand is now in effect. All other normal entry requirements (eg immigration and biosecurity ) apply. See references.

An exemption to leave Australia is no longer required for travellers who have been in Australia more than 14 days.


Travel to New Zealand/Very High Risk locations:

The New Zealand borders are closed to almost all travellers.  The travel ban applies to all arrivals into New Zealand whether by air or sea.

There are a small number of limited exceptions to the ban on travelling to and entering New Zealand.

Allowed without first requesting to travel are:
– New Zealand citizens and permanent resident visa holders
– The partner or dependent child of a NZ citizen or permanent resident, and your visa is based on this relationship
– A diplomat who holds a post in New Zealand
– Australian citizens or permanent residents ordinarily resident in New Zealand
– Anyone else coming to NZ  must be coming for a critical purpose and they must request approval.  (For list of critical purpose reasons to travel see references.)

If you’re not a New Zealand citizen or resident you legally must get approval from Immigration New Zealand before travelling to New Zealand.

If you’re travelling to New Zealand, you must have a negative COVID-19 test result before the scheduled departure of your first international flight. Travellers from Australia, Antarctica and most Pacific islands do not need to get pre-departure tests.

If you’re returning to New Zealand you legally must complete at least 14 days of managed isolation or quarantine, unless you’re arriving under quarantine-free travel.  You are legally required to have a voucher before flying to New Zealand which allocates you a place in a managed isolation facility. Airlines will not be permitted to board you if you do not have a voucher, unless you are exempt from using the Managed Isolation Allocation System. Spaces in managed isolation are extremely limited.


From 11:59pm on 28 April 2021, travel from very high risk countries will be temporarily restricted to New Zealand citizens, partners and dependent children of New Zealand citizens, and parents of dependent children who are New Zealand citizens.

The following countries currently meet the threshold of being very high risk: India, Brazil, Papua New Guinea and Pakistan.