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On 15 December Australia’s Chief Medical Officer announced that Australia’s border measures introduced temporarily in response to the COVID-19 Omicron variant restricting travellers who have been in the 8 southern African countries have now ceased.
In line with these changes, the travel advisories for all 8 destinations have been reviewed and lowered to ‘Reconsider your need to travel’ due to the impacts of COVID-19 and disruptions to global travel.
Now that travel is opening up, Australians are once again able to head overseas to visit family during the holiday season. Although it’s not festive to think about, there are some risks that are greater at during the holiday season. We want to make sure you have a safe and successful trip.
The Consular State of Play 2020-21 has been released. It details how DFAT’s consular officers around the globe have continued to help keep Australians safe overseas while providing high-quality consular services throughout the pandemic.
Regardless of where you’re going or what you’re doing, remember these 10 things when travelling overseas.
Falling sick while travelling is never ideal but when it’s COVID-19 it can seriously disrupt travel plans.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
The Australian Government has announced changes to the COVID-19 testing requirements for inbound travel to Australia.