COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19

Covid Consistency Needed To Avoid Supermarket Shortages

The National Road Transport Association has repeated its warning that inconsistent COVID testing requirements across states and territories are a threat to properly stocked supermarket shelves. “Movin...

COVID -19: Importance of maintaining records of movements and close contacts

Drivers need to ensure that they are maintaining suitable records of close contacts and of their movements to meet the border permit requirements of the states and territories.

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Further Change to Victorian Border Control Measures

Victoria has today advised of changes to control measures, including COVID-19 testing requirements, for the Commercial Freight Industry travelling from orange zones (explained below).

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Update on COVID Restrictions in Relevant States and Territories

To assist members, this article is a brief breakdown of the permit and COVID-19 testing around Australia.

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Delivery curfews in VIC to remain lifted

The Victorian Government has lifted truck curfews across the state until 11.59pm 27 July 2021. 

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Truck Friendly Covid Testing Sites Essential to Keep Australia and Drivers Safe

Victoria's 3-day covid testing requirement will cause frustration for drivers due to limited access to suitable COVID-19 testing sites.

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South Australian Border Control and Testing Update

SA has changed the COVID-19 testing requirements for essential travellers travelling out of NSW and the ACT.

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Victorian Government Clarifies Border Crossing Permit Directions

The Victorian Government has clarified border crossing permit requirements after incorrectly instructing freight workers, via text message, to quarantine.

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Queensland Announces 3-Day Hard Lockdown

Queensland has announced that southeast Queensland, Townsville, Palm Island and Magnetic Island go into a three-day snap lockdown from 6.00 p.m. tonight (Tuesday 29 June 2021).