Important information for travellers to Tasmania
ALL SHARP PASSENGERS PLEASE NOTE:
Due to rapid changes to the COVID-19 situation across Australia, please refer to the Tasmanian Government Coronavirus website for the most up-to-date travel information:
Travellers from New South Wales, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland should adhere to the following:
Advice for people in Tasmania
Updated advice 27 June:
Anyone who has been in any of the high-risk Local Government Areas (LGA) listed on the Tasmanian Coronavirus website on or since 21 June (but not at a high-risk premises) should isolate immediately and call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to arrange a COVID-19 test. You need to be tested at least five days after you left the high-risk LGA and will be able to leave isolation if you receive a negative result.
Anyone currently in Tasmania who has been in the following states since the below dates are are asked to check the list of high-risk premises regularly:
NT on or since 18 June 2021
WA on or since 22 June 2021
New Zealand on or since 19 June 2021
VIC on or since 12 May 2021
Advice for people wanting to travel to Tasmania
High-risk declarations – New South Wales, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Victoria, New Zealand
High-risk (Level 1) premises
A number of premises in Australia and New Zealand have been declared high-risk (Level 1) as they were visited by people with COVID-19.
Travellers who have spent time at a high-risk (Level 1) location at the specified dates and times listed below will not be permitted to enter Tasmania.
Travellers currently in Tasmania who have been in NSW, NT, WA, VIC, or NZ on the dates specified on the Tasmanian Coronavirus website are asked to check the website’s list of high-risk premises regularly. Anyone who has spent time at any of the sites at the specified dates and times must self-isolate immediately and call the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 for further advice.
Anyone who has spent time in a high-risk (Level 2) LGA
Anyone who has spent time in a high-risk (Level 2) Local Government Area - listed on the Tasmanian Coronavirus website - including returning Tasmanians - will not be permitted to enter Tasmania unless approved as an Essential Traveller.
Tasmanian residents can apply for Essential Traveller status. If approved, quarantine is required and can be undertaken in a suitable premises if available, otherwise in a government-designated accommodation at their own cost.
Travellers can apply for Essential Traveller status via the G2G PASS system. If you are approved and sent a G2G Pass, you should regularly check this page as the situation is evolving.
Essential Traveller status will not be granted to anyone who has spent time in a high-risk (Level 1) premises at the specified dates and times. This includes Tasmanian residents.
If you have not visited the premises listed but develop any symptoms of COVID-19 please contact the Public Health Hotline on 1800 671 738 to book a test.
As the situation is evolving, travellers should check the webpage regularly, monitor their health and call the Public Health Hotline to book a test if they have even mild symptoms:
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• sore throat
• shortness of breath
• runny nose
• loss or change in sense of smell or taste
• chills or sweats