COVID-19 and cross-border management

This page provides information and relevant links for people who need to cross the border, or residents of cross-border communities.

Even where cross border travel is permitted, you should continue to practise physical distancing and good handwashing hygiene. If you have even the mildest symptoms, you should get tested and stay at home.

NSW Government:

The NSW Government has Public Health Orders in place related to travel into NSW. Please stay up to date with this information as rules can change quickly.

Other State and Territory restrictions:

Some states and territories have restrictions in place.

Conditions are changing quickly and anyone planning to cross a state or territory border are advised to check for the latest requirements and conditions.

Important links

  • If you have serious symptoms such as difficulty breathing, chest pain or a severe fever, call triple zero (000).
  • The National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 can answer questions about symptoms. Staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • For international travellers more information is available at covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au
  • Advice for Australians overseas: DFAT’s Consular Emergency Centre on 1300 555 135 from Australia or +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas. For non-urgent enquiries, email smartraveller@dfat.gov.au.