Important community updates
Increased international travel measures in response to new COVID-19 strain Omicron
Travellers who have spent time in any overseas location on or since Sunday 28 November will not be permitted to enter Tasmania at this time.
Deadline for vaccine requirements
The Tasmanian Government has adopted recommendations from the AHPPC for certain workers to be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Update to Victorian and New South Wales travel restrictions
Public Health Services have announced that a number of Local Government Areas (LGAs) in NSW and Victoria will be downgraded from high-risk (level 1) ‘no travel’ to high-risk (level 1).
New positive case in quarantine
A Victorian 18-month-old male infant who travelled from Melbourne on Thursday 18 November with his mother, has been confirmed as a COVID-19 case.
Dancing and drinking standing up limits at events and venues to be removed for fully-vaccinated
Limits on the number of people dancing and drinking standing up at events and venues will be removed from 6 December 2021, with the additional requirement that all patrons in the areas where these activities are undertaken must be fully vaccinated
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COVID@home key to health preparedness
The Tasmanian health system is as prepared as it can be for the reopening of the state’s borders on 15 December and our COVID@home program is central to these plans.
Further support available for businesses as we prepare to reopen borders
The Tasmanian Government will continue to offer Pandemic Isolation Grants to eligible residents who lose income if they need to isolate.