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ACT

Updated: THU 30DEC 1400 AWST SP

 

There are currently no restrictions on interstate travel to  the ACT, except for people who are close contacts.

Travellers who have been declared as close contact in another jurisdiction must seek an exemption from ACT health prior to entering the ACT.

Travellers who have not been deemed close contacts no longer need to seek an exemption to travel to the ACT from another jurisdiction and do not need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

Reference:

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/home

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

 

 


NSW

Updated: THU 30DEC 1430 AWST SP

 

Entry to NSW is restricted when a NSW Health Concerns Notice identifies an affected area, area of concern or place of high concern.

States and Territories currently with restrictions are Victoria, the ACT and Queensland. Check the  COVID-19 Concerns Notice before you travel.

There is currently no requirement to complete an entry declaration form when travelling to NSW.

 

If you are allowed to travel to NSW from a location that appears in the COVID-19 concerns notice, when you arrive into NSW you may be required to:

–  follow the interstate traveller guidelines if you have been in an area of concern or visited a place of high concern.

–  comply with stay at home rules if they apply to you.

– comply with self-isolation rules if you are required to self-isolate.

face mask rules.

– follow the COVID-19 rules and restrictions that apply in NSW.

–  get a COVID-19 test if required to do so.

 

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

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: WED 05JAN 1115 AWST SP

 

Anyone who is fully vaccinated is permitted to enter The Northern Territory without having to quarantine provided they Complete a Border Entry Form prior to arriving in the NT,  Effective 05 January 2022 a negative PCR test is no longer an entry requirement.

Unvaccinated travellers are not permitted to enter NT.

 

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

Reference:

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

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

NTG Online Forms

NT home quarantine – frequently asked questions | Coronavirus (COVID-19)


QLD

Updated: FRI 14 JAN 0700 AWST SP

 

 

Effective 1.00am AEST 15 January Queensland will remove all border restrictions for domestic Australia arrivals,  so no border pass, negative COVID-19 test or quarantine will be required.

 

There is currently no change to INTERNATIONAL arrivals and you will be required to undertake 14 days quarantine in a government nominated facility.  This will also be required if arriving from overseas via another State or Territory.

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

Reference:

 

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

COVID-19 hotspots | 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/travelling-to-queensland

 


SA

Updated: FRI 31DEC 0700 AWST  SP

 

All travellers (including returning South Australian residents) must complete an EntryCheck SA application.

You can complete your application 14 days before your planned arrival, and it is recommended you apply at least 72 hours before your planned arrival.

EntryCheck SA will assess your COVID-19 risk and advise of any entry conditions.

 

Vaccinated travellers:

South Australia has opened its borders to vaccinated travellers. COVID-19 vaccination requirements apply to all travellers over 12 years and 2 months of age, including returning SA residents.

Depending on where you are travelling from and your level of risk, you may need to complete quarantine, testing ad symptom check requirements. Please refer to HealthCheck SA for further information.

 

Unvaccinated  travellers:

Unvaccinated people planning to travel to South Australia who do not have an approved medical exemption are not permitted to enter South Australia, this includes returning SA residents.

Exemptions will be considered for select reasons (i.e. funerals, end-of-life visits). Applications for an exemption are made as an extension of your EntryCheck SA  application. You can apply for an exemption via the link in your EntryCheck SA outcome email.

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

Reference:

 

EntryCheck SA | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19

HealthCheck SA | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19

EntryCheck SA – Assessment of LGA risk level | SA Health

Interstate travel | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19

Cross border communities | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19

Essential travellers | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19


TAS

Updated: WED 19JAN 0900 AWST SP

 

Effective 19 January 2022, fully vaccinates travelers or those with an exemption no longer need to register their details to enter Tasmania nor undertake a pre-departure COVID-19 test prior to their arrival into the state.

Unvaccinated travellers must still apply for approval to enter Tasmania. If approved, testing and quarantine conditions will apply.

 

 

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

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: THUR 09DEC 0700 AWST SP

 

Coming to Victoria:

Domestic Visitors to Victoria no longer need to  to get a travel permit to enter the State, regardless of their vaccination status, unless they have ben overseas in the past 14 days. 

 

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

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: WED 12JAN 1300 AWST SP

 

Everyone entering WA must apply for a G2G pass prior to arrival.

Approved travellers from low, medium, high and extreme risk jurisdictions will need to be fully vaccinated prior to arrival into WA. Proof of vaccine will form part of the G2G Pass application. Anyone not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, such as those under the age of 12 or have recognised medical reasons for not receiving the vaccine, are exempt from this requirement.

 

Effective 12.01am 13 January ALL Australian States and Territories will be classified as high-risk.

– Only approved travellers are permitted to enter Western Australia, approval is sought through G2G Pass.

exemptions are limited to:

– certain senior Government officials.

– certain military personnel.

– members of Commonwealth Parliament.

– a person carrying out functions under a law of the Commonwealth.

– a person carrying out a limited range of specialist functions and a person granted approval by the State Emergency Coordinator or an Authorised officer.

Anyone entering  Western Australia is required to be fully vaccinated and will be directed to a Government approved quarantine facility at their own expense and must undertake COVID-19 tests on days 1,5 and 13.

 

 

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

 

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:  WED 10NOV 0800 AWST SP

Trans-Tasman bubble:

ALL quarantine-free flights from Australia to New Zealand are currently suspended.

Travel from New Zealand to all Australian States and Territories except Western Australia is currently permitted for fully vaccinated Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members only.

 

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)


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