Updated travel advice to protect Australians from the novel coronavirus

1 February 2020

The National Security Committee of Cabinet met again today to consider new and urgent information regarding the novel coronavirus situation.

Based on updated health advice from the Commonwealth’s Chief Medical Officer and the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee and the increased risk posed by the spread of novel coronavirus, we have decided to introduce strict new travel restrictions and new travel advice.

Joint media release: Updated travel advice to protect Australians from the novel coronavirus


Last Updated: 1 February 2020