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An overseas travel ban is in place for all Australians, with few exceptions. You will not be able to depart Australia to travel overseas, including on international cruises.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.
From 22 January 2021, if you're travelling to Australia, you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test to your airline, taken 72 hours or less prior to departure. See full article for FAQs on the new measures and exemptions.
Taking care of your mental health is important, but it can be hard to know where to go for support if you’re overseas. This page compiles a range of mental health and wellbeing resources that are available to Australians overseas.
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This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories. It also explains the difference between our travel advice and the COVID-19 related travel bans.