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ACT

 

Updated: FRI 23JUL 1000 WST SP

 

 

Travellers from NSW:

Effective 11.59pm 9 July, the Greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong, and Shellharbour regions of NSW have all been declared as COVID-19 affected areas.

Non-ACT residents who have been in Greater Sydney, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour regions of NSW are not permitted to travel into the ACT unless they have an approved exemption.  If an exemption is approved, the traveller is required to quarantine at a suitable premises or at a hotel at their own expense.

ACT residents are required to complete an online exemption form prior to travelling and enter a 14 day quarantine period.

 

Travellers from Victoria:

Effective  11.59pm 1 July, if you are travelling from anywhere in Victoria other than Greater Melbourne you do not need to advise ACT Health that you are travelling.

If you are travelling from Greater Melbourne you need to complete an online declaration form within 24 hours of arrival.  these arrangements are in place until at least 11.59pm 8 July.

 

 

Travellers from Northern Territory:

If you left Darwin, Palmerston or Litchfield on or after 4.00pm 27 June you must comply with the stay-at-home requirements.

If you left Alice Springs, Belyuen, Bynoe, Charlotte, Cox Peninsula, Darwin waterfront Precinct Municipality, Dundee Beach, Dundee Down, Dundee Forest, Norther Territory RatesACT area (East Arms) Erlrundie and Wagait Shire on or after 6.00pm 30 June 2021 you must also comply with the stay-at-home requirements.

 

Travellers from WA:

If you left Perth or the Peel regions in Western Australia on or after 12.00midday 29 June you must comply with the stay-at-home requirements.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

Arrivals from New Zealand

Travellers can travel from New Zealand to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) without the need to enter mandatory quarantine, provided they do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 and can meet the requirements of the Commonwealth Government’s Australian Travel Declaration.

 

Reference:

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/community/travel

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/updates/covid-19-areas-of-concern/online-travel-forms

 

 


NSW

Updated: FRI 23JUL 1000 AWST SP

 

Travellers from Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia update:

Effective 12.01am 30 June. all travellers must complete a NSW entry declaration form before or on arrival in NSW if you are:

– returning to or visiting NSW

– have been to an interstate location during the period stated in the concerns notice

– have been to any of these areas in the previous 14 days.

Victorian border region communities are exempt from the NSW declaration under existing arrangements.

Queensland travellers must compete a QLD entry declaration form.

Western Australia travellers must compete a WA entry declaration form.

Northern Territory travellers must compete a NT entry declaration form.

 

Travellers from Victoria

If a non-NSW resident has been to a place of concern-close contact during the specified time, they are not permitted to enter NSW.

For NSW residents,  who has been in a high concern-close contact location  must self-isolate for 14 days after visiting the location of high concern.

If a non-NSW resident has been to a place of concern-casual contact during the specified time, they are not permitted to enter NSW unless the traveler has been tested for COVID 19 after visiting the place of concern and has received a negative test result.

For NSW residents who have been in a high concern-casual contact location  must self-isolate until a negative COVID test result is received.

A travel declaration is mandatory before entry to NSW.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

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.

Reference:

https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules/interstate-hotspots

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/complete-nsw-entry-declaration-victoria

https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules/border-restrictions#entering-nsw-from-interstate

 

 


NT

Updated: TUE 27Jul 1515 AWST SP

 

There are strict border controls in place for all arrivals to the Northern Territory, including returning Territorians.

All travellers are required to complete an online Border Entry Form no more than 7 days before entering  the Territory and also must also complete 14 days of mandatory supervised quarantine at Howard Springs at their own expense if they have been in an active declared COVID Hotspot.

 

Travellers from New South Wales.

Effective from 5.00pm  ACST 27  July, The NT Chief Health Officer has declared all of regional NSW as a hotspot, this is in addition to the already declared areas of Greater Sydney, Sydney surrounds, Illawarra and Central West Regions.

 

People may still transit through Sydney Airport as this is not a hotspot as long as a mask is worn at all times and they do not leave the airport.

 

Travellers from South Australia

Effective 12.01am 28 July,  the NT Chief Health Officer is revoking hotspots in South Australia, including Metropolitan Adelaide.

 

 

Travellers from Victoria

Effective 12.01am 28 July,  the NT Chief Health Officer is revoking hotspots in Victoria, including Greater Melbourne, City of Greater Geelong, Shire of Moorabool, Bass Coast Shire and Mildura Rural City.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

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.

 

Reference:

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/quarantine/hotspots-covid-19

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/international-travel

NTG Online Forms


QLD

Updated: FRI 23JUL 1000 AWST SP

 

All arrivals from Australia or New Zealand into Queensland must complete a declaration to enter. Queensland has two types of declarations.

1. Queensland Travel Declaration. should be completed up to 3 days prior to arrival.
2. Queensland Border Declaration Pass must be completed 3 business days before entering IF you have been to a declared hotspot in the last 14 days.

 

Travellers from NSW /South Australia / Victoria.

Effective 1.00am 23 July, all of New South Wales will be declared a hotspot, joining South Australia and Victoria.

Anyone who has been in a hotspot in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Queensland, unless they are a Queensland resident or are allowed to enter for a limited range of essential purposes. Anyone allowed to enter must complete 14 days hotel quarantine at their expense

A New South Wales border zone will come into effect from 1.00am 23 July.  NSW residents can only cross the border into Queensland for a permitted purpose, and likewise Queensland residents can only cross into NSW for a permitted purpose.  Please see here for details on permitted purposes.

 

 

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.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

 

Reference:

Interstate exposure venues | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)

Contact tracing — coronavirus (COVID-19) | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)

https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/border-restrictions

COVID-19 hotspots | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)

 


SA

Updated: FRI 23JUL 1000  AWST SP

 

Travellers from the ACT are currently prohibited to enter SA.

Travelers from  Tasmania, The Northern Territory and Western Australia are permitted to enter SA without restriction as long as they have not been in NSW, ACT or restricted zones in QLD in the past 14 days.

 

 

Travellers from  Victoria:

Effective 12.01am 16 July, all travellers who have been in Victoria in the past 14 days are prohibited to enter SA.

Essential travelers, returning SA residents, people genuinely relocating and escaping domestic violence who have been in  Victoria in the previous 14 days can enter SA but are subject to Level 4 requirements:

–  COVID test on day 1,5 and 13.

– Self-quarantine for 14 days.

– wear a face mask for 14 days.

Note: returning SA residents who have NOT been in Greater Melbourne in the previous 14 days must get a COVID test on day 1,5 and 13 and self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

 

Travellers from  Queensland:

Effective 12.01am 16 July, all travellers who have been in Greater Brisbane in the past 14 days are prohibited to enter SA.

Greater Brisbane includes: City of Brisbane, Moreton Bay Region, Sunshine Coast Region, Shire of Noosa, Gold Coast, Logan City, Ipswich City, Redland City, Lockyer Valley region, Scenic Rim and Somerset Region.

 

Exceptions: Travellers from any other area of Queensland (including Townsville and Big Red Bash) can enter SA without restrictions.

Essential travelers, returning SA residents, people genuinely relocating and escaping domestic violence who have been in Greater Brisbane in the previous 14 days can enter SA but are subject to Level 4 requirements:

–  COVID test on day 1,5 and 13.

– Self-quarantine for 14 days.

– wear a face mask for 14 days.

Note: returning SA residents who have NOT been in Greater Melbourne in the previous 14 days must get a COVID test on day 1,5 and 13 and self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

 

Transiting through Brisbane or Gold Coast airports is permitted as long as a mask is worn at all times and you do not leave the airport.

 

 

Travellers from  New South Wales:

Travellers from NSW are currently prohibited from entering SA except for essential travellers and some permitted arrivals.

Exceptions are essential travellers, people relocating to SA, and residents returning to the state, along with people escaping domestic violence. These travellers must get a COVID test on days 1, 5, and 13 and self-quarantine for 14 days.

 

People who are international arrivals and have completed 14 days quarantine in NSW must have a COVID test on days 1,5 and 13 and self-quarantine a negative test result is received.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

 

Reference:

https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities/travel-restrictions

https://www.police.sa.gov.au/onlineservices/cross-border-travel-application


TAS

Updated: TUES 27JUL  1545 AWST SP

 

Travellers to Tasmania, including returning residents, need to provide their contact and travel details before entering the State. Areas are assessed as either lowmedium or high-risk.

Register through the Tas e-Travel system if you have only spent time in low-risk areas in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania.

If you have spent time in medium or high-risk areas, please read the latest information on the Tasmanian Government website (link below) before making a G2G PASS submission.

 

Western Australia, Northern Territory,  the ACT are all currently classified as Low-risk.

 

Travellers from South Australia:

Effective 12.01am 28 July, Tasmania will re-classify South Australia  as low-risk however a number of premises in SA will remain classifies as high-risk(level 1).

Anyone who has spent time in SA in the 14 days prior to their arrival into Tasmania, and who has not spent time in a high-risk premises at the specified dates and times will not have to quarantine.

Anyone who has spent time in a high-risk premises at the dates and times specified will not be permitted to enter the state.

 

 

Travellers from New South Wales:

Effective 12.01am EST 25 July,  NSW has been classified a high-risk (Level 1) area, and high-risk (level 1) premises are also in place.

Anyone who has spent time in a high-risk (level 1) area in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania including returning Tasmanians will not be permitted to enter the state unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

If approved, 14 days quarantine is required and must be in government-designated accommodation at their own expense.

 

 

Travellers from Victoria:

Victoria have been classified as high-risk (level 2) in addition to having High-risk (level 1) premises.

Anyone who has spent time in a high-risk (level 2) area during the specified time will not be permitted to enter Tasmania unless approved as an Essential Traveller, note this also applies to returning residents.

If granted approval to enter the state as an Essential Traveller and you have been to a Level 2 (high-risk) location you must self-quarantine in a suitable premises and undertake two COVID tests.

 

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

Reference:

https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania/travel-alert

https://www.g2gpass.com.au/

https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania

 


VIC

Updated: TUES 27JUL 1015 AWST SP

 

Travellers from the New South Wales and the ACT: 

Effective 11.59pm AEST 11 July all of the Australian Capital territory and NSW will become a red-zone (other than for direct transit).

the Victorian border is effectively closed to NSW and ACT – except for returning Victorian residents on a red-zone permit  and for people with exemptions, exceptions or other valid permits (such as specified workers and cross-border residents). Victorian residents returning must quarantine for 14 days and get a COVID-19 test.

Non-Victorian residents are not permitted to enter the state from a red-zone without an exception, exemption or other valid permit.

Travellers from  NSW  Border Communities: 

If you live in the NSW cross-border area, you can enter Victoria without a permit but you must travel with proof of address.  Conditions apply. You cannot enter if you have been to a red zone outside of the cross-border area, or if you have COVID-19, any symptoms, or have been identified as a close contact by a state health authority.

A full list of the Local Government Areas within the VIC/NSW Border bubble can be found here. Note the LGA’s of Wagga Wagga, Hay, Lockhart and Murrumbidgee have been removed form the VIC/NSW border bubble

 

 

 

Travellers from the Northern Territory: 

Effective 11.59pm AEST 10 July all of the Northern Territory has been moved to a green-zone.

 

Travellers from Western Australia: 

Effective 11.59pm AEST 10 July, the Perth Metropolitan and Peel regions were moved to green zones, meaning all of Western Australia is now deemed a green zone.

 

Travellers from Queensland: 

Effective 11.59pm AEST 10 July, Local Government Areas of Townsville including Magnetic Island, Palm Island, Ipswich, Logan, Redland, Gold Coast, Lockyer Valley, Noosa, Scenic Rim and Somerset have all moved to green zones.

Only Local Government Areas of Brisbane, Moreton Bay and regions of the Sunshine Coast remain as orange zones.

Orange zone permit holders entering Victoria must isolate on arrival, get a COVID19 test within 72 hours of arrival and remain isolated until a negative result is returned.

 

Coming to Victoria

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)

 

 

 Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

 

New Zealand arrivals to Victoria

New Zealand is currently a green zone. You cannot enter Victoria without a green zone or orange zone permit unless you have an exemption, Specified Worker Permit, Freight Worker Permit, or an exception applies. You cannot apply for a permit if you have COVID-19 symptoms, nor if you have visited a red zone.

 

 

Reference:

Travel updates | Coronavirus Victoria

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/travel-and-transport-information-about-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.service.vic.gov.au/services/border-permit/home

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/victorian-travel-permit-system


WA

Updated: FRI 23JUL 1000 AWST SP

 

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

 

Northern Territory and Tasmania are  classified as Very Low Risk meaning no quarantine is required.

 

Travellers  from South Australia:

Effective  12.00pm 22 July Western Australia has moved South Australia from low risk to medium risk. Travellers from South Australia are not permitted to enter WA without an exemption through the G2G PASS process. the exemption list includes compassionate reasons, including WA residents who travelled to South Australia recently and need to return to WA.

Approved travellers arriving into Western Australia after 12.00pm  22 July must self-quarantine in a suitable premises for 14 days, get a COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arrival into the state. and a second on day 12 if still in WA.

 

Travellers  from Victoria:

effective  12.01am 17 July, Western Australia will transition Victoria to medium risk and travellers from Victoria are not permitted to enter WA without an exemption through the G2G PASS process. the exemption list includes compassionate reasons, including WA residents who travelled to Victoria recently and need to return to WA.

All arrivals required to self-quarantine for 14 days and get a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and again on day 11.

 

Travellers  from the Australian Capital Territory:

Western Australia has moved the ACT to Low risk with all arrivals required to self-quarantine for 14 days and get a COVID-19 test on arrival (within 48 hours) and again on day 11.

 

 Travellers  from Queensland:

effective 3.00pm AWST 29 June, Queensland has been moved to a medium risk location and travellers from Queensland are not permitted to enter WA without an exemption through the G2G PASS process.

If permitted entry, you must self-quarantine at a suitable premises for 14 days. If a suitable premises is not available, you will be directed to a Government approved quarantine facility at your own expense.

Travellers must get a COVID test within 48 hours of arrival in the state, and again on day 11 of quarantine.

 

Effective 6.00pm AWST 27 June,  Northern Territory,  the ACT and Victoria have moved to LOW risk, meaning all arrivals from these States and Territories will be required to do mandatory self-isolation for 14 days on arrival and travellers must present for a COVID test on day 11 if still in WA.

 

Travellers  from NSW:

effective 11.00am AWST 23 June, NSW has been moved to a medium risk location and travellers from NSW  are not permitted to enter WA without an exemption through the G2G PASS process.

If permitted entry, you must self-quarantine at a suitable premises for 14 days. If a suitable premises is not available, you will be directed to a Government approved quarantine facility at your own expense.

Travellers must get a COVID test within 48 hours of arrival in the state, and again on day 11 of quarantine.

This is in addition to the 14 day hard-border currently in place with NSW.

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

  

Reference:

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-travel-and-quarantine

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-travel-wa

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/covid-communications/covid-19-coronavirus-controlled-interstate-border

https://www.g2gpass.com.au/apply


New Zealand

Updated:  FRI 23JUL 1000  AWST SP

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble UPDATE*

Effective 11.59pm NZT 23 July, quarantine free travel from Australia to New Zealand will be suspended for 8 weeks, and will be reviewed in September.

New Zealand citizens or permanent residents will have until 11.59pm NZT 30 July to return home without having to enter MIQ.

 

Note a negative COVID test pre-departure is required to enter New Zealand if you have been in Australia more than 72 hours.

 

 

Australia/New Zealand Travel Bubble*

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.

 

Reference:

https://www.miq.govt.nz/travel-to-new-zealand/quarantine-free-travel/quarantine-free-travel-australia-and-new-zealand/

https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-system/

https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/border-closures-and-exceptions

https://www.immigration.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/border-closures-and-exceptions#predeparture-covid-19-test

Travel from Australia to New Zealand — quarantine-free travel | Unite against COVID-19 (covid19.govt.nz)