- A travel ban has been put in place for all Australians, and effective since Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Exemptions include citizens who normally live overseas; where travel is essential; where travel is in our national interest, where travel is on compassionate & humanitarian grounds.
- From 9pm AEDT Friday, March 20, 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. Australian borders have closed to everyone excluding Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members.
- Australians abroad, if you wish to return home, do so ASAP.
- All travellers to Australia are required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Travel restrictions are subject to change at any time, so do not travel if it is unnecessary and check updates regularly.
States and territories can also apply their own restrictions, including closing their state borders and additional quarantine requirements. Find out more about restrictions in your state or territory:
- Australian Capital Territory: ACT Government travel advice
- New South Wales: NSW Government travel and transport advice
- Northern Territory: Northern Territory Government remote work and travel
- Queensland: Queensland Government travel advice
- South Australia: Government of South Australia cross-border travel
- Tasmania: Tasmanian Government travellers and visitors
- Victoria: Victoria State Government Health and Human Services
- Western Australia: Government of Western Australia travel advice
- Norfolk Island: Norfolk Island Regional Council COVID-19 advice
- Indian Ocean Territories: Advice from the Administrator of Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands