Information on current COVID-19 areas of concern

Under a Public Health Direction in the ACT, you must enter mandatory quarantine and get tested for COVID-19 if you have been to a COVID-19 affected area in the previous 14 days, have visited a close contact venue, or have been identified as a close contact by another State or Territory Department of Health. You must continue to quarantine even if you receive a negative test result.

Queensland

COVID-19 affected areas

  • Anyone who has been in the Greater Brisbane area (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region of Redland City local government areas) in the 14 days prior to their arrival to the ACT must quarantine until 14 days have passed since they were in the affected area, or until at least 6pm (AEST) Thursday 1 April 2021 (whichever is earlier).

Exposure locations

  • Anyone who has attended a close contact exposure location as identified by Queensland Health, must quarantine until 14 days after they attended the exposure site.

Close contacts

  • Anyone who has been identified as a close contact by Queensland Health must quarantine until 14 days after their last exposure to a confirmed case.

Fill out this form if you meet one of the following criteria:

I am a non-ACT resident seeking to enter the ACT, and:

  • I have been in the Greater Brisbance area (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region or Redland City local government areas) in the 14 days prior to my intended arrival date to the ACT.

  • I have attended a close contact exposure location in Queensland, or
  • I have been identified as a close contact of a COVID-19 case by Queensland Health

I am an ACT resident and:

  • I am currently in quarantine in the ACT and am seeking a partial or full exemption from quarantine.

I am a non-ACT resident already in the ACT, and:

  • I have been in the Greater Brisbance area (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region or Redland City local government areas) in the 14 days prior to my intended arrival date to the ACT; or
  • I have attended a close contact exposure location in Queensland; or
  • I have been identified as a close contact of a COVID-19 case by Queensland Health; or
  • I have not recently completed an online declaration form (note: the declaration form was temporarily available to non-ACT residents, and has been replaced by this form).

Do not fill out this form if the following applies to you:

I have been in Greater Brisbane on or after 11 March, and did NOT attend a close contact location, have NOT been identified by Queensland Health as a close contact, and I meet one of the following criteria:

  • I am travelling into the ACT for urgent medical, law enforcement or emergency purposes.
  • My time in Brisbane was restricted to transit purposes through Brisbane Airport without leaving the Airport, or by road or rail without making any stops in Greater Brisbane.
  • I am travelling from an affected area but will transit directly through the ACT, either through Canberra airport without leaving the airport, or by road or rail making no stops while in the ACT.
  • I am arriving in the ACT by air from an affected area and am immediately travelling into NSW by road. Note - if you are travelling from Greater Brisbane you may need a permit from NSW authorities in order to enter.
  • I am a freight or transport driver travelling either into the ACT from an affected area for freight or transport service purposes or am an ACT based freight or transport driver travelling into an affected area for freight or transport service purposes (other than furniture removalists - furniture removalists must fill out this form).
  • I am travelling to the ACT directly after finishing an unbroken 14-day quarantine period in mandatory hotel quarantine after arriving to an affected area from overseases.
  • I am an ACT resident who has attended a public exposure site at the specified time or have been been identified as a close contact of a COVID-19 case by Queensland Health, and I want to notify ACT Health of my return to the ACT (note: if this applies to you, you must fill out the Interstate Traveller and Returning Resident Declaration Form).
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