Updated Cross Border Direction 29 July 2021, South Australia

The Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 34) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 35) (COVID-19) Direction 2021. This Direction comes into effect at 12.01 am on Thursday, 29 July 2021.

Effective 12.01 am on Thursday, 29 July 2021:

  • Returning SA Residents and people relocating from NSW, ACT; and Overseas arrivals who have completed their 14 day quarantine in NSW or ACT are subject to level 6 requirements:
    • Cannot enter South Australia, however
    • Can apply for an exemption from SA Health which may approve travel to South Australia. Applications should be made through the Health Exemptions page.

Note: Applications for Cross Border Travel Registration without SA Health approval will automatically result in a declined application.

  • Commonwealth MPs and staff who have only been in ACT during the past 14 days are subject to level 4 requirements and must:
    • COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13.
    • Self-quarantine for 14 days
    • Must wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) at any time that they come into contact with the public for a period of 14 days after their arrival in SA.
  • Commonwealth MPs and staff who have been in NSW during the past 14 days are subject to level 5 requirements and must:
    • COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13.
    • Quarantine as directed
    • Must wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) at any time that they come into contact with the public for a period of 14 days after their arrival in SA

Note: Commonwealth MPs and staff are permitted to transit through a restricted zone airport other than in New South Wales.

Other existing requirements remain. The information above only highlights the changes key made to the Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19

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