COVID-19 Advice Travel and gathering requirements

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Travel and gathering requirements

There is currently a ban on Australians travelling overseas. Exemptions will apply to some travellers. More information is available on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Only Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents, New Zealand citizens usually residing in Australia, and immediate family members of Australian citizens and permanent residents are allowed to enter Australia.

All travellers arriving in Australia are required to undertake a mandatory 14-day quarantine at designated facilities (for example hotels or other government approved facilities) for two weeks in their port of arrival before being permitted to travel on.‚Äč This will be enforced by state police. Find out more information on the Home Affairs website.

There is currently a ban on non-essential overseas travel. Exemptions apply to some travellers. More information is available on the Department of Home Affairs website.

The Government is maintaining its highest advice level, level four travel restrictions - do not travel overseas at this time. Travel restrictions may also apply within Australia. Domestic travel may be disrupted due to short notice border restrictions and/or quarantine requirements in response to declared COVID hotspots.

Restrictions on all travel – domestic and international

COVID-19 is considered a foreseen circumstance for any new travel arrangements made after 2 March 2020. This means that the JCU travel insurance policy will not respond to claims relating to or resulting from COVID-19 disruptions or loss for any domestic or international travel booked after 2 March 2020.

Only essential business travel should be undertaken. You must wear a mask when at an airport or on a domestic or international flight departing or arriving in Queensland.

Domestic University air travel is not covered by insurance for any loss due to cancellations or flight disruptions. Any associated costs, should these arise, would need to be picked up by the relevant work area.

Domestic travel may be disrupted due to short notice border restrictions and/or quarantine requirements in response to declared COVID hotspots.

Density and distancing considerations are in force. Currently, this is one person per 2m2 indoors with a maximum density of 500. Outdoor events may be held for up to 1500 people with a COVID Safe plan. JCU's procedures for event management can be found here.

JCU has signage on all facilities concerning physical distancing requirements and room capacities.

JCU Singapore has returned to on campus learning within Singapore Government public health directions.

For more information please visit JCU Singapore COVID -19 updates

This page is regularly updated.