Restrictions on Travel to Australia.

Preparing to travel to Australia from overseas.

Fully vaccinated Australian citizens, permanent residents and, from 15 December 2021, eligible visa holders across a number of categories can now travel to and from Australia without needing to apply for a travel exemption.

Your vaccination status will impact the options available for … Read the rest

Australian Border Opening Delayed.

Changes to Australian Border Restrictions.

Australia has delayed border relaxations that would have allowed many visa holders to enter Australia from 1 December 2021.

This border change has now been delayed to 15 December 2021.

This change will affect students, skilled visa holders, working holiday makers, provisional family visa holders … Read the rest

Leaving Australia from 1 November 2021

Fully vaccinated can leave Australia.

Fully vaccinated Australian citizens and permanent residents will be allowed to travel overseas from 1 November 2021, without needing to apply for an exemption.

Australian citizens and permanent residents, that are NOT fully vaccinated, can still apply for an exemption to leave under existing rules.… Read the rest

Travel Exemption Statistics May 2021

Travel Exemptions Statistics for Australia Jan to May 2021.

Exemptions for Overseas Travel are currently required for many people travelling to or from Australia.

  • Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents are NOT allowed to LEAVE Australia unless they hold an Outbound Travel Exemption.
  • Temporary Visa Holders ARE allowed to LEAVE Australia
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Qatar Airways hopes for Permanent Brisbane-Doha flights

Qatar Airways Brisbane-Doha flights.

Qatar Airways hopes to permanently add Brisbane to its regular routes, after operating flights on a temporary basis between Doha and Brisbane, as one of the few airlines continuing to operate throughout the pandemic.

The airline hopes that the Brisbane government will consider their request to … Read the rest

Queenslanders Coming Home October 2021

1,000 interstate Queenslanders coming home.

The first Queenslanders can return from NSW today, Monday 11th October 2021.

1,000 interstate Queenslanders can return to Queensland under a Home Quarantine trial from Monday 11th October 2021.

Between 5th September 2021 and 1st October 2021 there were 3,943 applications to enter Queensland, by … Read the rest

Singapore Airlines cancels flights to Australia.

Singapore Airlines flights to Australia.

In the middle of 2021, Singapore and Australia began discussing a quarantine free travel corridor between the two countries, and Singapore Airlines subsequently added dozens of additional flights to Australia over the next few months.

The quarantine free travel corridor did not materialise.

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Australians to Return with Home Quarantine

The Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has indicated that Australians who are currently stuck overseas, will soon be able to return to Australia, with Home Quarantine being available instead of using the Hotel Quarantine system.

One condition being that they are fully vaccinated, presumably with the equivalent of the authorised … Read the rest