Australia Govt considering tightening outbound travel restrictions

10 May, 2021

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison stated (07-May-2021) the Commonwealth will consider tightening Australian Border Force (ABF) outbound travel restrictions for Australians travelling overseas and continue the restrictions in place in respect of applications for travel to high risk countries. National Cabinet agreed to vaccinate essential outbound Australian travellers with ABF travel exemptions approvals. This includes only people travelling in response to the coronavirus outbreak including in the Pacific; urgent medical treatment; national interest; critical industries and business; compassionate and compelling grounds; urgent and unavoidable personal business. [more - original PR]