[Revised 12th August] 11th August: Cairns & Yarrabah lockdown lifted

Notice text: 

From 4pm Wednesday 11 August the Cairns and Yarrabah Local Government Areas lockdown will end. Some restrictions will remain.

ALC Cairns staff can return to the Cairns office from tomorrow. Please be Covid-safe; wash your hands, cover your sneezes/coughs, and practice social distancing.

Further details can be found at this link: Restrictions for Locked Down Areas – Cairns and Yarrabah | Health and wellbeing | Queensland Government (www.qld.gov.au)

Also please visit the NT Coronavirus link : Coronavirus (COVID-19)

[Update 12th August] As these areas are no longer current declared hotspots, people who arrive in to the NT from these areas after this date do not need to complete an Application for Approval to enter the NT form, however all interstate arrivals are still required to complete a Border Entry Form.

[NOTE: If you have been in any hotspot in the past 14 days, you cannot enter the NT unless eligible for an exception - see this page for the NT regulations and this page for details of the former Cairns hotspots].


ALC, Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet

Date of notice or action: 
Wednesday, 11 August, 2021