Updates have been made to the Cross Border Travel Direction in South Australia.
The Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel – Associated Direction No 20) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel – Associated Direction No 21) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 which comes into effect at 12.01am on Friday 25 June 2021.
The following restrictions apply in relation to people who have been in Victoria and are arriving in South Australia after 12.01am Friday 25 June 2021:
Greater Melbourne arrivals
All travellers from Greater Melbourne (including Essential Travellers, returning South Australian residents and people genuinely relocating, and people escaping Domestic Violence) are permitted to enter South Australia but are subject to Level 3 modified requirements.
Modified Level 3 requirements are:
- COVID-19 test on day 1
- Self-quarantine until undertaken the first COVID-19 test (do not need to wait for the result).
- No entry into high risk setting for 14 days after arrival, unless clause 9 applies.
- No entry to COVID Management Plan events > 1000 for 14 days after arrival
The State of Victoria other than Greater Melbourne
Travellers arriving from Victoria (other than Greater Melbourne) are not subject to any restrictions and are permitted to enter South Australia.
Important- Restrictions in relation to New South Wales are still in place and have not changed.
With the exception of NSW cross border community members who have remained within the 100km cross border corridor, and commercial transport and freight operators, all travellers from NSW are to enter South Australia via the following roads:
- Wentworth – Renmark Raod, Calperum Station (outside Renmark)
- Barrier Highway, Oodla Wirra
For 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