Advice for travel to rural and remote Aboriginal towns and communities
Due to the current COVID-19 risk, NSW Health strongly recommends avoiding all travel to, from and between rural and remote Aboriginal
communities across NSW.
Travel to provide essential services or on compassionate grounds may be appropriate for people from regions other than Greater Sydney.
Contact your local Public Health Unit on 1300 066 055 for advice on
safe movement or visit the NSW Government website for further details and updates.
Travel to and from NSW
The current stay at home orders will remain in place until Saturday, 28 August at 12.01am
across Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour.
Local government area restrictions will commence at 5pm, Thursday 5 August 2021 until 12.01am Friday 13 August
2021 for the following areas:
- Lake Macquarie
- Port Stephens
Residents from Greater Sydney residents including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and
Shellharbour must limit their shopping to within their Local Government Area (LGA) or, if outside their LGA, within 10km from home, unless
the item is not available locally.
Parramatta, Campbelltown and Georges River LGAs will join the five existing LGAs of concern
which are subject to an Authorised Workers Order.
Only authorised workers in these eight LGAs may leave their LGA for work. The five previously announced LGAs
of concern are:
Government website has
information about entering and leaving NSW from interstate and overseas.
Intrastate travel (within NSW)
For information related to intrastate travel visit the NSW government website.
Entering NSW from interstate
For information on travel entry into NSW from interstate visit the NSW Government website.
Further information of travel to and from other bordering states are:
Travel Permit System | Coronavirus Victoria
Contact the dedicated coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.
For COVID-19 related enquiries: 134 COVID (13 42 68).
restrictions | SA.GOV.AU: COVID-19
For further information contact the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787.
arrivals and quarantine | Coronavirus (COVID-19)
For more information call the NT COVID-19 Hotline 1800 490 484.
We recommend you consult the information page first before contacting Aboriginal Affairs NSW (AANSW).