Location: Queensland, Australia
Event: The state of Queensland has extended lockdown restrictions for the City of Brisbane and the Moreton Bay Region until 6:00 pm AEST, Saturday, July 3, 2021. You must stay home unless you need to leave for essential reasons, and must wear a face mask when outside the home in certain indoor and outdoor settings.
Lockdown restrictions will end at 6:00 pm AEST today, Friday, July 2, 2021, for the following Local Government Areas (LGAs): City of Gold Coast, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Logan City, Noosa Shire Council, Redland City, Scenic Rim Regional Council, Somerset Regional Council, Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Townsville City Council and Palm Island Aboriginal Shire. Face mask wearing and gathering restrictions will continue to apply in these areas after lockdown restrictions end. Click here for more information.
The U.S. Consulate General in Sydney remains closed for all routine services due to the stay-at-home order for Greater Sydney. U.S. citizens in need of critical emergency services should contact SydneyACS@state.gov.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Have a plan to depart from Australia that does not rely on U.S. government assistance.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Australia.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on COVID-19-related fraud.
- U.S. Consulate General
Level 10, MLC Center
19-29 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW 2000
Telephone: (02) 9373-9200
- State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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