The travel ban means you cannot leave Australia for non-essential reasons (i.e. a holiday). If you do have an essential reason, you must obtain permission from the Department of Home Affairs. Australia may not fully open its borders to international travellers until the vaccine has been widely rolled out.
When can Australians travel overseas in 2021?
When can Australians travel overseas? Currently, there鈥檚 a travel ban in place for overseas travel from Australia. However, as of 19 April 2021, quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand is permitted. The travel ban means you cannot leave Australia for non-essential reasons (i.e. a holiday).
Are there any restrictions on travel to Western Australia?
There are current travel restrictions within Australia鈥檚 internal borders, specifically on travel to and from Western Australia as of 23 April 2021. State and territory border openings may only be one way. This means that you might be able to enter another state or territory, but you may not be able to return without quarantining.
When does the Trans-Tasman Travel bubble open?
The trans-Tasman travel bubble opened on 19 April 2021. This means travellers from Australia and New Zealand can travel between the two countries without needing to quarantine. This bubble is currently suspended due to a recent COVID-19 outbreak.