Coronavirus Information

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Last updated on February 5, 2020

Following the Australian Government’s announcement of enhanced restrictions on travellers out of China due to the Novel coronavirus, you may have questions about what this means for your business.

At the time of this statement, there are no confirmed cases in Tasmania.

Some useful links are provided below, and if you are a Tasmanian business and would like to discuss any impact you are experiencing, please contact a member of the Business Tasmania team on 1800 440 026.

Important advice

There is also useful information on the Australian Government Department of Health website including a factsheet for travellers in both English and simplified Chinese.

For operators looking for information on how the situation is being monitored in Tasmania, please visit the Tasmanian Department of Health website and download the factsheet.

The Department of Home Affairs has more information on the new travel restrictions here. It notes that the measures are temporary and will be reviewed 14 days from the date of the original announcement.

For advice on travelling outside of Australia see Smart Traveller.

For information relating to visa and citizenship see Coronavirus and Australian visas.

For detailed information and resources specific to tourism and hospitality businesses, Tourism Tasmania has an up to date FAQ on its website.