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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Australia. Australia is Major restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Australia. Australia is part of Oceania with main city at Canberra. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is Australian Dollar. The languages spoken are English.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Australia

Major restrictions

for travel
International travel to Australia is permitted for vaccinated travelers. There are exemptions for Australian citizens, permanent residents, and those traveling for 'essential reasons'.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Exceptional travel

Limited exemptions to the border closure are in place, travel for tourism is only permitted for fully vaccinated visa holders. Travelers not in the exempt category can apply for an individual exemption to travel for studies, critical work, or compelling reasons. This must be done at least 2 weeks before travel.
A full list of exemptions and how to apply can be found at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/covid19/unvaccinated-travellers/temp-visa-holders/entering-and-transiting-australia/exemption-process

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 7 days before departure.
Exemptions are in place for non-vaccinated citizens and permanent residents, or those with an individual exemption traveling for essential reasons.
Full details can be found at https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/covid19/vaccination-testing

Conditional quarantine

Non-vaccinated travelers entering South Australia are subject to quarantine requirements. Further information can be found at https://www.health.gov.au/health-alerts/covid-19/domestic-travel
Vaccinated travelers are exempt from quarantine requirements.

Testing on arrival

A COVID-19 test will be administered within 24 hours of arrival.
Vaccinated travelers are only required to self-quarantine until a negative result is confirmed.
Post-arrival testing requirements may vary slightly depending on the region visited, information on each state or territory can be found at https://www.australia.gov.au/states

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

A 'digital passenger declaration' form must be completed within 7 days of departure. Alternatively, declarations can be submitted via the 'Australia DPD' application. - Digital passenger declaration
For more details Department of Home Affairs, Australia

Government measures

Localized restrictions vary depending on the state territory you are visiting. Further details regarding state regulations can be found at https://www.australia.gov.au/#state-and-territory-government-information
In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks.

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended nationwide and required in some states.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity and social distancing rules in place. Some states require passengers to use face masks while on public transport. Travel between and within some states and territories within Australia may be restricted.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered. Customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Restaurants are only offering takeaway services in high-risk areas.

Bars

Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered. Customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Bars are closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are permitted to open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Customers may be asked to use face masks and to refrain from drinking while dancing. Pre-entry health checks may be administered and customers may be required to provide their personal information for contact tracing purposes. Nightclubs are closed in high-risk areas.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Only essential services are operating in high-risk areas.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Documentation must be in English, French, or with a certified translation.
Citizens, residents, and those traveling for essential reasons are exempt from this requirement.
Full details can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/covid-vaccinated-travellers-entering-canada#determine-fully

Quarantine required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation.
Those testing negative on day 8 will not see their quarantine period extended. Travelers testing positive will be required to isolate an additional 10 days.

Test/medical certificate required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to provide proof of a negative PCR, NAT, NAAT, or RT-LAMP test result, taken within the previous 72 hours of departure. Alternatively, proof of a negative professionally administered antigen test result, taken the day before departure, is also accepted.
Alternatively, those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements and may provide proof of a positive molecular test result, issued at least 10 and not more than 180 days before arrival.
Documentation must be in English, French, or with a certified translation. Further information on testing requirements can be found at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/flying-canada-checklist/covid-19-testing-travellers-coming-into-canada

Testing on arrival

Non-vaccinated travelers will either be administered a COVID-19 test on arrival or provided with a self-swab kit. Additionally, they will be provided with an at-home COVID-19 self-swab kit which must be taken on day 8 of the quarantine period.
Travelers may register in advance for the test on arrival at https://travel.gc.ca/travel-covid/travel-restrictions/arrival-testing-providers
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing on arrival requirements and may provide proof of a positive molecular test result, issued at least 10 and not more than 180 days before arrival.

Travel restriction details for Australia

🚫 Destination Quarantine may be required
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Australia

A national three step plan (https://bit.ly/3ybNWQI) to relax coronavirus restrictions has been announced, with states and territories to decide when each step will be implemented locally.
Physical distancing measures are still in place across Australia. However, some states are revising restrictions on public gatherings. Check State and Territory websites for the rules where you live (https://bit.ly/3qHKafe).
Australia is recommending that people wear face masks to help prevent infection. This recommendation is likely to become law in some states.
From the 23rd of July, people in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell shire will have to wear a mask or face covering if they’re leaving their home, or face a $200 fine.

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