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Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction and Residential Aged Care Facilities 16 July 2021

COVID-19 Directions have been updated in South Australia.

Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 30

The Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 30) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 comes into effect at 12.01am on Friday 16 July 2021

The following restrictions apply:

Victoria

  • Any person who has been in Victoria in the past 14 days are not permitted to enter South Australia (Level 6 Requirements)
  • Any Essential Travellers and Permitted Arrivals arriving from Victoria after 12.01am Friday 16 July 2021 are subject to Level 4 requirements and must:
    • COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13.
    • Self-quarantine for 14 days
    • wear a mask(covering mouth and nose) any time they come in contact with the public for a period of 14 days after arrival in South Australia
  • Any Returning SA Resident who has not been in Greater Melbourne (including Hobson Bay, the City of Whittlesea, The City of Greater Geelong and the Shire of Moorabool) within the last 14 days arriving after 12.01 am Friday 16 July 2021 are subject to Level 3 requirements and must:
    • COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13
    • Self-quarantine until negative test
    • Not enter high risk settings for 14 days after arrival, unless clause 9 applies
    • Not enter into a COVID Management Plan events greater than 1000 people

Greater Brisbane

  • Any person who has been in Greater Brisbane area in the past 14 days is not permitted to enter South Australia (Level 6 requirements)
  • Any Essential Travellers and Permitted Arrivals arriving from Greater Brisbane, after 12.01am Friday 16 July 2021 are subject to Level 4 requirements and must:
    • COVID-19 test on day 1, 5, & 13.
    • Self-quarantine for 14 days
    • wear a mask(covering mouth and nose) any time they come in contact with the public for a period of 14 days after arrival in South Australia

As of 12.01am Friday 16 July 2021 the all restrictions for Townsville and Big Red Bash are removed.  Travellers are free to enter without requirements.

New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory Arrivals

All other restrictions for Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales are still in place. A reminder that as of 12.01 am 15 July 2021 the following restriction came into place for Commercial Transport and Freight workers who had been in ACT,  NSW and VIC in the past 14 days:

  • Commercial Transport and Freight must demonstrate a COVID-19 test in the past 48 hours or must get a COVID-19 test in South Australia in first 24 hours and must use the approved contact tracing system at the testing station.

Cross Border Travel Registration Form

Residential Aged Care Facilities No 39

The Residential Aged Care No 39 Direction comes into effect at 12.01am on Friday 16 July 2021.

The changes are only in relation to restrictions within Residential Aged Care Facilities are:

- Limits have been applied to Residential Aged Care Facilities where less than 70% of the residents are vaccinated against COVID-19:

  • Where less than 70% of the residents of a Residential Aged Care Facility have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a resident is limited to two visitors per day.
  • Where 70% or more of the residents of a Residential Aged Care Facility have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, a resident can have unlimited number of visitors. Please note that this limit is what is included in the Direction and that further restrictions may be imposed at the discretion of the facility.
  • An operator is as far as reasonably practicable, required to maintain a record of resident vaccinations and must produce the record on request to an authorised officer.
  • A person must not enter or remain on premises unless they are wearing a mask when in the presence of another person.

Other existing requirements remain. The information above only highlights the changes key made to the Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19

The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 28) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Public Activities No 29) (COVID-19) Direction 2021. The Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 29) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Cross Border Travel-Associated Direction No 30) (COVID-19) Direction 2021. The Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 38) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Residential Aged Care Facilities No 39) (COVID-19) Direction 2021