As of 1 April 2020
Summary of the current travel restrictions
- Unless exempted, if you are not Australian citizens, residents, immediate family member and/or a New Zealand citizen usually resident in the country, you cannot travel to Australia.
- Immediate family members are:
- dependent children; and
- legal guardians.
- Immediate family members who are not on a Partner or Child visa should not travel to Australia until approval from the Department has been obtained.
- Prospective Marriage Visa holders cannot come to Australia.
- As of 23:50AEDT on 28 March 2020, all incoming travellers are subject to a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days at a designated facility. Travellers transiting New South Wales on their way to another State or Territory or another country are currently not required to be quarantined.
- Other exemptions to the travel restrictions may apply such as individuals with critical skills – medical specialists, engineers or pilot may travel to Australia after approvals have been given. Application for exemption must be made prior to arrival in Australia.