05 Jan 2023
Australia’s Department of Education issued new COVID travel advice for international students Departing China, Hong Kong and Macau on Thursday.
From 5 January 2023, the Australian Government requires travellers arriving in Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, to undertake a COVID-19 test within a 48-hour period prior to their scheduled departure and show evidence of a negative test result when travelling to Australia.
In a statement from the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Hon. Mark Butler MP, “From 12:01am on Thursday 5 January 2023, travellers will be required to undertake a COVID-19 test within the 48 hrs prior to travel and show evidence of a negative test result when travelling to Australia.”
The Department of Education stated that, “the process has gone smoothly for those arriving on the first flights today from China.”
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