Road Closures & Track Conditions- 11th September 2020

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Northern Territory

Borders - There are strict border controls in place for all arrivals to the Territory, including returning Territorians. All arrivals to the Northern Territory (NT) must complete 14 days of mandatory supervised quarantine at your own expense, if you have recently been in an active declared COVID-19 hot spot. 

More info at- https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/quarantine

Internal Travel - Only approved remote essential workers can travel to remote communities. Exemptions will be granted to those requiring entry to provide an essential service. Exemptions must be sought and approved prior to travel.

Regional Update - Gregory National Park: Multiple Track closures (Inc: Limestone Gorge Road, Humbert River 4WD Track, Bullita Stock Route).

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE

 

Western Australia

Borders - Strict border controls are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19. You cannot enter WA unless you are an exempt traveller. 

More info at- https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/department-of-the-premier-and-cabinet/covid-19-coronavirus-travel-wa

Internal Travel - Travel is now permitted throughout all regions within WA, except for entry into remote Aboriginal communities.

Regional Update - 

- Kimberley: Great Northern Hwy Closed both directions from Roebuck Roadhouse to Willare Roadhouse, Roebuck - Bushfire (Last Update: 06/09/2020)

- Pilbara: Koodaideri Bridge Construction - Great Northern Hwy approx. 5km north of Nanutarra Munjina Road

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE


South Australia

Borders - Travellers from Victoria, other than approved categories of Essential Travellers, are not permitted to travel to South Australia. Cross-border community residents from New South Wales can enter within 50km for Essential Travel activities. No self-quarantine is required, unless you have travelled more than 50 km into NSW, then you must self-quarantine for 14 days. Travellers from NT, QLD, TAS and WA are able to enter South Australia directly without restriction. 

More info at- https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities/travel-restrictions

Internal Travel - Travel within South Australia is unrestricted. People are free to visit regional areas.

Regional Update - Travel East from Innamincka along the Adventure way is not recommended as the QLD border is closed. Access Innamincka by Strzelecki Track.

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE

 

Victoria 

Borders - Stage 4 COVID restrictions in Metro Melbourne, Stage 3 in the rest of Victoria. 

More info at- https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorias-restriction-levels-covid-19

Internal Travel - Restrictions in line with Stage 3 and Stage 4 restrictions. 

Regional Update - 

- Mount Buffalo NP tracks expected reopen from 15-Sep-20.

- High Country: Seasonal Closures in place.

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE

 

Tasmania 

Borders - Border restrictions in Tasmania are based on the locations travellers have spent time in during the 14 days prior to their arrival in Tasmania.This determines whether travellers will be permitted to enter the State, where they must quarantine and other requirements such as wearing masks and undertaking COVID-19 testing. 

More info at-https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania

Internal Travel - No restrictions on internal state travel.

Regional Update - Upgrading the Bruny Island Ferry Terminals. Construction of a second ferry berth to take place Sep 20 - Mar 21.

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE

 

New South Wales 

Borders - NSW has temporarily imposed border restrictions with Victoria. Only persons authorised under the public health order may enter NSW if they have been in Victoria in the last 14 days.

More info at- https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules/border-restrictions

Internal Travel - There is currently no limit on the distance that a person may travel, however NSW Health recommends non-essential domestic travel should be avoided.

Regional Update - 

- Link Road, Kosciuszko National Park: Bushfire damage - Road Closed both directions.

- High Country: Seasonal Closures in place.

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE

 

Queensland

Borders - State border restrictions for residents of Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. Qld residents returning home need to quarantine in hotel accommodation at their cost for 14 days. 

More info at- https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions/border-restrictions

Internal Travel - Queenslanders can travel anywhere in Queensland for any reason. There is no limit on distance. You can stay overnight anywhere in Queensland for as many nights as you like.

Regional Update - 

- Cape York: Road Works, Peninsula developmental road, between Kennedy River and Rocky Creek. Proceed with Caution

- Fraser Island: Open, no restrictions

View the live interactive Road Conditions Map HERE


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