Changes to ACT border restrictions 

19 Nov 2021

Public Health Services has announced that the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will be downgraded to high-risk (level 2) from 12:01am tomorrow (Saturday 20 November). A number of premises in the ACT will remain high-risk (Level 1).

From this time, travellers who have spent time in the ACT in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Tasmania will not be permitted to enter Tasmanian unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

If approved, quarantine is required and can be undertaken in a suitable premises if eligible, otherwise in a government-managed quarantine facility at their own cost. Other conditions also apply.

Essential Traveller status will not be granted to anyone who has spent time at a high-risk (level 1) premises at the specified dates and times. This includes Tasmanian residents.

Travellers currently in a government-managed quarantine facility will be able to undertake any remaining quarantine period in a suitable premises if they have not been in a high-risk area in the past 14 days or high-risk premises at the specified dates and times.

Travellers can check their eligibility to quarantine at a suitable premises with the Government Liaison Officer at the hotel.

For more information about these border changes please see Travel Alert.