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Australia

  • MasksRequired in some areas
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine14 days in a government facility
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: August 2, 2021
Reviewed: August 2, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources ā€“ our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Australia is closed for most international travel, while domestically restrictions vary between regions.

Can I travel to Australia?

  • Australia is closed for most international travel. Only citizens, residents, long-term pass holders, and relatives are allowed to enter.
  • Arrivals that have been in New Zealand for 14 days may also enter Australia.
  • All flights from India are suspended.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving toĀ Australia?

  • Anyone arriving into to Australia is required to undergo 14 days quarantine in a government facility.
  • Arrivals from New Zealand are exempt from this requirement in most Australian states.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Australia?

  • All arrivals to Australia will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours before departing.
  • Travelers from New Zealand are exempt from this rule.

Is public transportation open inĀ Australia?

Public transportation in Australia is operating under strict social distancing rules.

  • Traveling between some high risk regions is banned.

Are the restaurants and bars open inĀ Australia?

  • Cafes, bars and restaurants across Australia are open under social distancing limitations.
  • Regulations vary between regions and can be found here.

Are businesses and attractions open inĀ Australia?

  • Most nonessential businesses and attractions across Australia are open under social distancing and capacity limitations.
  • Regulations vary between regions and can be found here.
  • In high-risk areas, many non-essential businesses are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask inĀ Australia?

Wearing face masks is required in public transport, and recommended in places where social distancing can't be maintained.

Sources

  1. https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/coming-australia#3
  2. https://www.australia.gov.au/
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