Travel alert

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2021 5:18pm

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Travel alert for New Zealand

A number of premises and locations have been identified in New Zealand linked to current COVID-19 cases in Auckland. All travellers currently in Tasmania, who have been in New Zealand since April 10, are asked to check the latest list of premises on the New Zealand Health website.

If you have been at any of the premises or locations at the dates and times specified please call the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 and advise them that you have been at the identified New Zealand premises.

All travellers should continue to monitor themselves for any cold or flu symptoms. If you develop any symptoms please call the Public Health Hotline to arrange a COVID-19 test.

High-risk areas and premises

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area or premises in the 14 days before arriving in Tasmania are not permitted to enter Tasmania, unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

If entry is approved, there may be a quarantine requirement in government-designated accommodation (fees can apply).

Travellers who have spent time in a high-risk area or premises need to provide information to help determine entry and quarantine requirements for travel to Tasmania.

The most effective way of doing this 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.

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 are currently in Tasmania and you have been in a high-risk area or premises in the 14 days prior to your arrival in Tasmania, you should monitor the above list of premises daily and contact the Public health Hotline on 1800 671 738 if you have been at any of the listed premises.

There are currently no high-risk areas.

Medium-risk areas

Travellers who have only spent time in medium-risk areas 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) – unless approved as an Essential Traveller.

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.

There are currently no medium-risk areas.