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Intrastate restrictions

Travel is permitted throughout Western Australia, including into the Kimberley region. Access into 274 remote Aboriginal communities will remain prohibited.

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Interstate and international travel

A hard border closure preventing people entering Western Australia from other States and Territories within Australia, is in place. There will be exemptions to include people who work in areas such as health services, emergency service workers or transport, freight and logistics and compassionate grounds.  Read more  on the State Government website.  

From March, 20, 2020, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. For the latest information relating to travel in Australia see the Department of Home Affairs website.

To find out about any flight cancellations please check with individual airlines. 

The Australian Government's Smartraveller website also provides travel advice for Australians. For a fact sheet about border measures go here

Cruise ships

All international cruise ships have been banned from sailing into or out of Australian ports, from March 15, 2020.

Visit the smartraveller website for more information.  

Last Reviewed: 2020-07-28