Travel Advice

  • On Wednesday 18 March, the Federal Government raised its Smart Traveller alert to Level 4, advising Australians not to travel overseas at this time, regardless of the destination.
  • On Sunday 22 March, the Federal Government advised that all non-essential travel should be avoided.
  • All UNSW travel, both domestic and international, is no longer permitted until further notice.
  • Any students or staff who choose to travel internationally at this time will not be supported by the University or covered by UNSW’s insurance policy.
  • Any students or staff who incur costs for unapproved travel will not be reimbursed by the University.
  • You can find the latest government advice via Smart Traveller. Regularly updated advice is also available on International SOS.
  • On Wednesday 18 March, the Federal Government raised its Smart Traveller alert to Level 4, advising Australians not to travel overseas at this time, regardless of the destination.
  • On Sunday 22 March, the Federal Government advised that all non-essential travel should be avoided.
  • If you're already overseas and wish to return to Australia, the Federal Government recommends you do so as soon as possible by commercial means.
  • The travel ban has been updated to prevent any non-residents or non-citizens from travelling to Australia. The ban is effective from 9pm Friday 20 March. 
  • Australian citizens and residents and their immediate family members are allowed to return, but must self-isolate for 14 days.
  • DFAT has advice for travellers