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Australian Capital Territory

Hotspots

All of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is a declared hotspot for the purpose of travel to the Northern Territory.

Entry into the Northern Territory is not permitted from current hotspots or public exposure sites unless you are a returning resident.

The Interstate arrivals and quarantine page provides additional advice for residents and visitors.

Public Exposure Sites

Find a listing of all Australian Capital Territory public exposure locations

Declared hotspots - ACT

View a list of former declared hotspots

AreaStart of declared hotspotEnd of declared hotspot
Australian Capital Territory 4.30pm on 12 August 2021 Current
  • 1 September 2021

    The CHO requires any person who arrives in the Territory to be tested for COVID-19 if they have been in Canberra Airport from 6:00pm on 1 September 2021.

    With reference to direction 42 of the Directions for Territory border restrictions (No.8) 2021, a person who is required to be tested must travel directly to a suitable place of quarantine and remain in that place, except to submit to testing for COVID-19 (or in an emergency). Once tested, the person must remain isolated in the suitable place of quarantine until notified of the results of the test.

    12 August 2021

    The CHO requires any person who arrived in the Northern Territory before 4:30pm on 12 August 2021 who has been in the Australian Capital Territory since 5 August 2021 to be tested for COVID-19.

    With reference to direction 42 of the Directions for Territory border restrictions (No.8) 2021, a person who is required to be tested must travel directly to a suitable place of quarantine and remain in that place, except to submit to testing for COVID-19 (or in an emergency). Once tested, the person must remain isolated in the suitable place of quarantine until notified of the results of the test.