Travel alert

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2021 4:32pm

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Public Health has declared the below areas to be medium-risk.

Queensland medium-risk areas

Location

Dates

The Greater Brisbane area local government area (LGA)

  • Brisbane (LGA)
  • Moreton Bay (LGA)
  • Ipswich (LGA)
  • Redlands (LGA)
  • Logan (LGA)

Any time on or after 9am Friday 8 January 2021

Queensland 

The Greater Brisbane Local Government Areas (LGA) of Brisbane, Moreton Bay, Ipswich, Redlands and Logan have been declared medium-risk by Public Health.

If you have spent time in the 14 days before arriving to Tasmanian in any of these medium-risk LGAs, you will need to apply to travel to Tasmania through the G2G Pass system and quarantine at a suitable premises or government-designated accommodation for 14 days (if they do not have a suitable premises available).

Travellers who have arrived in Tasmania from or after 9am Friday 8 January (and have been in one of these local government areas) will still need to complete the 14 day quarantine requirement.

Travellers currently undertaking quarantine in government-designated accommodation can speak to the Government Liaison officer at the accommodation facility to see if they qualify to undertake the remainder of their quarantine at a suitable premises.

Anyone already in Tasmania who has spent time in Queensland since 8 January should continue to monitor the Queensland contact tracing alerts on a daily basis as the situation continues to develop. If you were at any locations identified by Queensland Health Contact Tracing Alerts, please contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice

If at any time you develop cold or flu symptoms, please contact the Public Health Hotline on to arrange a test on 1800 671 738.

New South Wales medium-risk areas

The following Local Government Areas (LGAs) have been declared as medium-risks areas.

Added 5pm 19 December 2020

    Bayside

    Blacktown

    Blue Mountains

    Burwood

    Camden

    Campbelltown

    Canada Bay

    Canterbury-Bankstown

    City of Sydney

    Cumberland

    Fairfield

    Georges River

    Hawkesbury

    Hornsby

    Hunter’s Hill

    Inner West

    Ku-ring-gai

    Lane Cove

    Liverpool

    Mosman

    North Sydney

    Northern Beaches

    Parramatta

    Penrith

    Randwick

    Ryde

    Strathfield

    Sutherland

    The Hills

    Waverley

    Willoughby

    Wollondilly

    Wollongong

    Woollahra

Arrivals in Tasmania

All arrivals who have spent time in NSW should regularly check the NSW Government Health website to monitor the list of locations identified by NSW Health as a risk for exposure to COVID-19 and the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for advice if they believe they may have been at one of those locations at the specified times.

If at any stage you develop cold or flu symptoms, contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to arrange a test.

If you want to travel to Tasmania

Travellers who have spent time in a medium-risk area in the 14 days prior to arrival in Tasmania are required to quarantine, either in a suitable premises or in government-designated quarantine (fees can apply).

The most effective way of providing information about an intended quarantine location is via the G2G pass system. Where possible, travellers are encouraged to do this at least three (3) business days before arrival and not more than 14 days before travel.

For more details on what is classified as a suitable premises, see suitable premises.