Update on travel to and from King Island
Premier Gutwein announced further changes to border controls and quarantine arrangements on Friday. Below is summary of the changes for King Island, with a link to more detailed information here.
From 31 July:
- An approved G2G pass is required for all arrivals to King Island from mainland Australia, including returning residents of King Island
- Essential travellers who have spent any time in one of the listed affected regions or premises in the 14 days prior to arrival on King Island will need to undergo a COVID-19 test
- Any arrival to King Island who is required to stay in Government-run quarantine will be required to pay a set fee for that accommodation
From 7 August:
- All arrivals from mainland Australia to King Island Airport will undergo health screening at the terminal, consisting of questions about any COVID-like symptoms and temperature checks
- Travellers from South Australia, Northern Territory and Western Australia will no longer be required to quarantine upon arrival to Tasmania, including King Island
- An approved G2G pass is required for all arrivals to King Island from mainland Australia, including for King Island residents
At this time, there is no restriction on travel between King Island and the rest of Tasmania.
More information on travel between mainland Australia and Tasmania (including King Island) can be found here: https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania