15th Plenary - Travel Updates

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Coronavirus / COVID-19

The Australian Government has announced that as of 1 February 2020, all travellers arriving from any part of mainland China, regardless of nationality, will be subject to enhanced border control measures to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the Australian community.

Australia will deny entry to anyone who has left or transited mainland China from 1 February, with the exception of:

  • Australian citizens
  • permanent residents
  • immediate family members of Australian citizens and permanent residents including spouses, minor dependents and legal guardians

For more updates related to travel to Australia, visit https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/archive/article?itemId=355 .

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Despite the expectation that that the fires will subside well before Plenary 15, RDA P15 Organising Committee and the RDA Secretariat continue to monitor the situation and will keep you apprised of any updates. Please refer to the following links which provide first-hand information about the fires, air quality and travel advisories: