Victoria to move to ‘low risk’

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Effective 12.01am, Monday, January 18, Victoria will become a ‘low risk’ state.
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Perth Airport domestic arrivals entrance

Following the latest public health advice, travel from Victoria will be permitted into WA, subject to the following conditions:

  • self-quarantine for 14 days in a suitable premises
  • present for a COVID-19 test on day 11
  • complete a G2G Pass declaration, stipulating:
    • they do not have any COVID-19 symptoms
    • which jurisdictions the traveller has been in over the previous 14 days
    • if they have knowingly mixed with someone from New South Wales or Queensland
  • undergo a health screening and temperature test on arrival if arriving at Perth Airport
  • be prepared to take a COVID-19 test at the airport COVID clinic, if deemed necessary by a health clinician (voluntary asymptomatic testing available for all airport arrivals)
  • undergo a health screening and have G2G Pass declaration checked at the border checkpoint if arriving by land before proceeding to self-quarantine premises

Anyone coming from Victoria that has been in or travelled through a medium-risk jurisdiction in the past 14 days will not be able to enter WA without an exemption.

New South Wales and Queensland remain ‘medium risk’ and travellers from these jurisdictions are not permitted to enter WA without an exemption.

The WA Chief Health Officer will continue to monitor and review border controls, including Queensland and New South Wales, to determine if any further adjustments can be made in the future.

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