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Quarantine Measures and Update on Flight Restrictions

As we continue to navigate through what appears to be a second wave of COVID19 pandemic, various States and Territories are announcing how they will be managing incoming international passengers

Below is a State by State update international inbound flight restrictions.

New South Wales

mandatory quarantine fee will apply to international travellers returning to NSW and needing to quarantine.


Mandatory quarantine is needed to stop the spread of COVID-19 in NSW.

Government-arranged quarantine hotels will remain mandatory, with no option to select hotels.

All other aspects of quarantine arrangements in NSW remain in place.

Travellers will be charged $3000 for one adult. Additional occupants can be added as follows:  

  • additional adults: $1000 each
  • additional children: $500 each
  • child under 3: no additional cost.

For example: a family of 2 adults and 2 children over the age of 3 in one room would pay $5000. 

For example: a family of 2 adults and 4 children over the age of 3 would pay $6000. 

Further information can be obtained here:


Victoria is not accepting any international flights at this point in time.  This is subject to change depending on the developments over the coming weeks.


Queensland government has published the following message:

Mandatory quarantine is needed to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Queensland.

You will need to stay at a government arranged hotel for 14 days unless you have received an exemption, which is rare.

If you arrive in Queensland by air you will be transported to your arranged hotel. If you are crossing the border via road you need to drive yourself directly to your arranged hotel without stopping.

For your own safety you will get tested for COVID-19 during quarantine. If you refuse, you will need to stay for longer at your own expense.

At the end of your quarantine, you will have to pay the cost. Payment plans are available. You may also be eligible to apply to have the quarantine fee waived.

Fees and payment

The quarantine fee includes your accommodation and daily meals. It costs $2,800 for 1 adult, $3,710 for 2 adults, and $4,620 for 2 adults and 2 children.

At the end of your quarantine, you will get an invoice to pay within 30 days.

Further information can be found here:

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  • Guest
    Peter Lolesio Saturday, 08 August 2020

    What about if your flying from Adelaide to Auckland,New Zealand return. I work in Roxbydown’s at BHP Olympic Damp mining sector. I do fifo- fly in and fly out on my break.
    What do I need to do or what is expected of me to fly from Adelaide to Auckland,NZ,return.
    Please advise, cheers.

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