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COVID-19 Compliance activity

31 March 2020

Enforcement activities will continue today with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) joining Environmental Health Officers and Northern Territory Police to ensure Territorians are complying with self-isolation and self-quarantine arrangements.

Ten ADF members will be working alongside Environmental Health Officers and Police to ensure both overseas and interstate arrivals to the Territory are adhering to their 14 day self-quarantine period as explained and committed to upon arrival into the Territory.

The public can be assured that fines will be issued to anyone not respecting the community and doing the right thing.

In addition to compliance activity, the teams will also be monitoring social distancing, enforcing the public gathering limit of ten persons, and strongly advising Territorians to observe the two person limit where possible.

The key message to all Territorians is to “Stay home, if you can”.

These compliance actions result from the Chief Health Officer Directions issued under section 53(1)(b) of the Public and Environmental Health Act 2011.

The Northern Territory Government yesterday announced the following new obligations for people arriving in the NT:

Overseas arrivals

Arrivals in the NT from overseas after 28 March will be escorted to hotels and monitored for 14 days of quarantine.

If you arrive after 3 April, you will need to pay for quarantine costs.

Interstate arrivals

Arrivals in the NT from interstate from 11:59pm 1 April will be escorted to hotels and monitored for 14 days of quarantine.

If you arrive after 3 April, you will need to pay for quarantine costs.