Passengers are now able to travel from New Zealand to New South Wales quarantine-free if:
- they have been in New Zealand for 14 days or more and not been a designated hotspot, and
- they are travelling to Australia on a quaratine-free flight.
Quarantine-free flights will be determined by your airline.
You do not need to be a New Zealand citizen to travel to New South Wales quarantine-free if you meet the above criteria, but you will need a valid visa to enter Australia. New Zealand citizens do not need to apply for a visa before coming to Australia. More information can be found here.
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.
Protect yourself and others by regularly washing or sanitising your hands and keeping a safe distance from other people where you can.
NSW - SA border
NSW Health is screening passengers arriving on flights from South Australia, including asking if people have attended any of the venues of concern. Please contact NSW Health on 1300 066 055 if you have any queries or would like assistance in accessing testing if you have been at any venues or sites identified by SA Health.
State border restrictions
Find out more about the current restrictions in each state or territory:
Retail stores and cafes
With the decrease in flights due to COVID-19, many retail stores and cafes have temporarily closed.
Visit our Eat and Shop sections for the latest store openings.