Australian Quarantine Costs from 1 July 2021.

COVID-19 Quarantine costs in Australia.

The cost of Quarantine in Australia is rising in at least one State from 1 July 2021.

Queensland Quarantine costs from 1 July 2021.

$3,220 for 1 person, an increase from $2,800.
$4,130 for 2 persons in one room, an increase from $3,710.
$5,040 for … Read the rest

50,317 International arrivals on flights into Australia in April 2021

In April 2021, there were 50,317 international arrivals on flights into Australia.

International Arrivals by Airline in April 2021.

  • 21,106 passengers arrived from New Zealand on a Air New Zealand flight.
  • 6,315 passengers arrived from New Zealand on a Qantas Airways flight.
  • 5,626 passengers arrived from Singapore on a Singapore
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Reduction in Numbers Allowed to Enter Australia – July 2021

The Prime Minister has announced a reduction in the numbers allowed to enter Australia from July 2021.

The numbers allowed to enter Australia, on commercial flights, will be halved from current numbers, for each State.

This means a reduction of overseas arrivals from 6,370 per week down to only 3,185 … Read the rest

Travel to Australia could be dramatically cut

How long will Australia keep borders open to some overseas arrivals?

The Queensland government has said that travel to Australia should be ‘dramatically’ cut due to COVID.

The Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, is quoted as saying: “We need a massive reduction in overseas arrivals because the overseas arrivals are Read the rest

309 and 820 visa holders leaving Australia during COVID

Can a Temporary Partner Visa Holder Leave Australia during COVID-19?

The official rules on this state the following:

You are exempt from travel restrictions, and can leave Australia without applying for an exemption if you are ordinarily resident in a country other than Australia.

You are considered ordinarily resident in … Read the rest

Australian Travel Ban extended to September 2021.

Limits on outbound international travel and cruise ship arrivals will continue until 17 September 2021.

The biosecurity emergency period, due to expire on 17 June 2021, has been extended for another 3 months.

This travel ban has been on force since 18 March 2020.

Media Release

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Australian Travel Ban Statistics, March 2021

Australian Travel Exemption Ban Statistics to March 2021.

Inward Travel Ban Statistics.

Between 13 September 2020 and 24 March 2021, there were 139,368 individuals who sought a travel exemption to come to Australia.

23,068 inward travel ban exemptions were approved during that period.

Those figures show that one in every … Read the rest

Partner Visa Overseas Travel Ban from Australia.

Overseas travel from Australia.

COVID-19 Outbound Travel Restrictions.

There is a ban on Australian citizens and Permanent Residents leaving Australia, unless they are granted an exemption to travel, or if travelling to a destination that’s exempt from the ban.

Foreign citizens however, are able to depart Australia at any time.… Read the rest

Do some Overseas Arrivals fake COVID tests?

Some reports are saying that some passengers on repatriation flights from India were presenting fake COVID test results to be permitted to board flights back to Australia.

This, if correct, might be the reason that the very high number of arrivals from India, in Australian quarantine, tested positive.

This high … Read the rest