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As Australian charter travel restrictions ease, are you ready for travel within Australia? What are your options? 

We are gearing up for an incredible local tourism boom

Keep up-to-date with all the latest information here on this page.  Charter flights offer the best, safest and easiest way to get around and see Australia.  Tourism Australia boss, Philippa Harrison says “We are gearing up for an incredible local tourism boom”.  As COVID-19 restrictions ease we are expecting a rise in interest in travel to unique Australian destinations.

Travelling for work ?  We also have all the latest information on business charter travel requirements and restrictions.  Check back often for up-to-date news.

Ready to make a charter enquiry ?  Contact Us or call our 24hour charter center 1800 747 300

All travel with Altitude Aviation is made under special COVID-19 procedures to keep you and our crews safe.

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Queensland
Queensland

Borders Open

Queensland

Update

On Tuesday 30 June, the Premier announced a plan for the management of Queensland’s borders.

From 12 noon 10 July 2020

From 10 July 2020, any person from New South Wales, Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory, may enter Queensland subject to completing and signing a border declaration.

If any person entering Queensland from whatever place has spent time in any local government area in Victoria during the past 14 days, they will be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine.

Source : https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/border-closing

Recreational Travel

SOON : Opening from 10th July. From 10th June, people can holiday in Queensland. If persons enter Queensland from Victoria, they must quarantine at their own cost in a hotel for 14 days.

Business Travel

YES : Exempt travellers include (A QLD Entry Pass should be completed by all travellers):

  • essential health services
  • emergency services
  • transport of any goods or freight, by land sea or air
  • critical maintenance/repair to critical infrastructure in Queensland
  • FIFO workers (required to provide evidence that they are a FIFO worker, who they are working for)
  • construction, mining/energy/commercial fishing/agribusinesses
  • federal, state or local government workers or contractors who are required to enter to Queensland to work
New South Wales
New South Wales

New South Wales

Travel and transport limitations were removed 1 June.

Inter-state holiday makers are allowed to ender NSW.

More information in the NSW Governemtn website.

Recreational Travel

YES : From 1st June holiday makers are able to travel within and from interstate to NSW, including Ski Resorts.  Travellers from interstate will be able to visit NSW but will need to comply with any rules of their home state when returning.

Business travel

YES : No restrictions are in place for business and essential workers to travel to NSW for work.

Victoria
Victoria

Victoria

There are no restrictions on leaving or entering Victoria at this time.

Business Travel is OPEN.

More information in the Victoria Government website.

Recreational Travel

YES: There are no restrictions on travel into, or from, Victoria

Business Travel

YES : Travel for business and essential workers is allowed.

More information in Victorian Government website

Tasmania
Tasmaina

Tasmania

You may not currently travel to Tasmania for holiday purposes. 

Business Travel is RESTRICTED.

More information in the Tasmanian Government website.

Recreational Travel

NO :Holidaying not allowed.  All non-essential travellers to self-isolate for 14 days.

Business Travel

SOME : Travel is allowed for the following catagories:

  • National and State Security and Governance
  • Health Services
  • Transport, freight and logistics
  • Specialist skills critical to maintaining key industries or businesses
  • Paramedics and ambulance officers
  • Police officers

Quarantine conditions also apply to Essential Travellers in Tasmania.

South Australia
South Australia

South Australia

You may travel to South Australia for holiday purposes from SOME states.

Business Travel is OPEN.

More information in the South Australian Government website.

Recreational Travel

SOME : You may travel to South Australia from the following states and territories.

  • Northern Territory,
  • Western Australia,
  • Tasmania and
  • Queensland**

**People travelling directly from Queensland to South Australia, having spent the last 14 days in Queensland immediately prior to arrival, to be released from the requirement to self-quarantine.

Business Travel

SOME : Travel is allowed for the following catagories:

  • National and State security and governance
  • Health services
  • Essential medical treatment
  • Transport and freight services
  • Skills critical to maintaining key industries or businesses including FIFO
  • Emergency services workers
  • Cross border community members
  • Passing through
  • Compassionate grounds

Essential travellers are required to keep records of close contacts for a 14 day period from the date of their arrival in South Australia.

A “close contact” occurs when a person is in the company of another person:

  • within an enclosed space for two hours or longer
  • within 1.5 m of the other person for 15 minutes or longer

The essential traveller must record the time and location of the contact, as well as the name and contact details of each other person (if known). These records must be kept for 28 days after the initial 14-day recording period.

Exemptions

The following essential travellers are not required to keep records of close contacts.

  • National and state security and governance personnel
  • Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) workers
  • Emergency service workers
  • Cross-border community members
Northern Territory
Northern Territory

Northern Territory

People not eligible for exemption arriving at a Northern Territory border must complete 14 days of forced quarantine.

Borders are planned to open on 17th July 2020.

Business Travel is RESTRICTED.

More information in the NT Government website.

Recreational Travel

Borders Open

SOON : Holidaying not allowed.  All non-essential travellers to enter quarantine for 14 days.

Business Travel

SOME : Travel is allowed for the following catagories:

  • national and Northern Territory security and governance
  • medical transport and emergency services
  • transport, freight and logistics
  • defence and policing
  • flight crews
  • commercial ship crews
  • people with specialist skills that are critical to maintaining key government services, industries or businesses

All persons entering NT must complete a border arrival form.

Western Australia
Western Australia

Western Australia

You cannot enter Western Australia without an exemption.

Business Travel is RESTRICTED.

More information in the WA Government website.

Recreational Travel allowed into WA

NO :Holidaying or entry to WA not allowed.

Business Travel allowed into WA

SOME : Persons travelling into WA must apply for an exemption is via the G2G PASS online form. Please submit your application at least 3 days prior to travel. By applying online, you can track your application status and will receive an email with the outcome of your application.

 

Exemptions exist for the following:

  • senior government officials in the course of duties
  • members of the Commonwealth Parliament and their staff
  • active military personnel on duty in WA
  • specialist skills not available in WA
  • emergency service workers
  • judicial officers or staff members of a court, tribunal or commission
  • persons carrying out a function under a Commonwealth law
  • health services, when requested by the Chief Health Officer of the Department of Health
  • FIFO workers and their family members
  • urgent and essential medical treatment
  • attending a relative’s funeral or visiting a relative who is critically ill or whose death is imminent
  • transport, freight and logistics (not including airline and maritime crew members)
  • compassionate grounds
  • otherwise seeking approval to enter WA.
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