New Zealand travel
You can travel from Australia to New Zealand without having to enter a managed isolation facility when you arrive.
To travel to New Zealand quarantine-free you need to have spent 14 days in either Australia or New Zealand before you travel. All other normal entry requirements apply.
Visit the New Zealand Government website for the latest information.
You can continue to travel from New Zealand to Australia, quarantine-free, if:
- you have been in New Zealand for 14 days or more and not been in a designated COVID-19 outbreak location, and
- you are travelling to Australia on a quarantine-free flight.
You do not need to be a New Zealand citizen to travel to Australia quarantine-free if you meet the above criteria, but you will need a valid visa to enter Australia.
More information on the New Zealand safe travel zone can be found here.
Travellers from overseas (other than New Zealand)
Travellers arriving from all other overseas destinations will continue to undergo health screening before being taken to a hotel for mandatory 14-day quarantine. More information on quarantine arranagements for international travellers can be found here.
Check the status of each state and territory border on Tourism Australia's Australian Travel Status Map below.
Up to date information on border openings and closures can also be found on the the relevant Government websites.
Retail stores and cafes
With the decrease in flights due to COVID-19, many retail stores and cafes have temporarily closed. Others are operating reduced trading hours.
Visit our Eat and Shop sections for the latest store openings.