Victoria, VIC

Posted By NHIA  
14/03/2021
14:00 PM

You can enter Victoria from interstate but you will need to apply for a permit.

Apply for a Specified Worker Permit, click here

Coming from Queensland Update

Victorian health authorities are contacting all arrivals to Victoria from Brisbane since 10 March due to the COVID-19 positive case in Queensland.

Anyone who’s in Victoria and visited any of the high-risk locations identified by the Queensland Government at the listed dates and times, needs to get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days.

If you visited a low-risk location identified by the Queensland Government at the listed dates and times, you need to contact the Victorian Department of Health. You’ll also need to get a COVID-19 test and isolate until you receive a negative result.

For a full list of exposure sites, go to covid19.qld.gov.au. Then click on ‘Contact tracing alerts — sites of exposure’.

 

NSW border-zone residents

NSW border-zone residents only need proof of home address, such as a driver's licence or other photo ID, to enter Victoria. The border zone includes:

  • Victorian local government areas: Alpine, Benalla, Bendigo, Buloke, Campaspe, East Gippsland, Gannawarra, Indigo, Loddon, Mildura, Moira, Shepparton, Swan Hill, Towong, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Yarriambiack
  • NSW local government areas: Albury City, Balranald, Bega Valley, Berrigan, Broken Hill, Edward River, Federation, Greater Hume, Hay, Lockhart, Murray River, Murrumbidgee, Snowy Monaro, Snowy Valleys, Wagga Wagga, and Wentworth

Red zone

If you've visited a red-zone location in the past 14 days, you can't enter Victoria without an exception or exemption. If you try to enter via a land border, you'll be turned away.

Map of zones click here to see map.

 

Permitted Worker Permit - Agriculture 

Workers who are required to enter and be physically present in Victoria to provide agricultural services under the Agricultural Worker’s Code are eligible to apply for a permit under permitted workers categories. 

For a full list of activities covered under this category, visit the travellers eligible to apply for a permit under permitted workers categories webpage.

Follow the link to apply for a permitted worker permit

Permit zones

A red zone means that you will not be allowed to enter Victoria without an exception, permitted worker permit or exemption.

By land border: If you try to enter Victoria at a land border without an exception or exemption you will be turned away.

By plane or water: If you attempt to enter via an airport or seaport you will be fined up to $4,957. Victorian residents will also be directed to self-isolate at home for 14-days while non-Victorian residents will be sent back on the first available flight.

Those travelling from a designated orange zone must apply for a permit to enter Victoria. You cannot apply for a permit if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, nor if you have visited a red zone.

Those travelling from a designated green zone must apply for a permit to enter Victoria. You cannot apply for a permit if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, nor if you have visited a red zone

During the permit application, along with where you have been, you will also be asked about whether you have symptoms, whether you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or are a close contact of someone who has or whether you have visited particular high-risk locations.

New South Wales/Victorian border communities will continue to have exceptions and will be able to use local residence identification to cross the border.


More information

 

Dairy Australia have made the following resources available:

 

Posters for Business

https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/signs-posters-and-templates