Permits

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE 9 – 9 April 2020 - NEW PERMIT AND TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Date first filed: 
Friday, 22 May, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Thursday, 9 April, 2020
Description: 

Guidance on ALC permit system for Groote residents, remote essential workers, FIFO workers. For application forms and further information, see the ALC pages for community access permits and for remote essential workers.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE 7 – 3 April 2020

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Friday, 3 April, 2020
Description: 

Advice and updates on COVID-19, health, travel restrictions, NT quarantine, archipelago shutdown, permits, GEMCO, schools etc. in the Groote area, and across the NT.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

Suspension of Travel to and from Groote Archipelago

Date first filed: 
Friday, 3 April, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Thursday, 2 April, 2020
Description: 

From 31 March 2020, all travel to and from the Groote Archipelago has been suspended for two weeks until 14 April. Following 14 April, permits and quarantine will be required for some categories of people. See the document for full details. More info is at the ALC website.

Source: 

ALC

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE 6 - 31 March 2020

Date first filed: 
Thursday, 21 May, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Description: 

Advice and updates on COVID-19 cases, travel restrictions and social distancing rules across Australia and quarantine requirements for international and interstate/Territory travelers. Upcoming travel shutdown to and within Groote. Biosecurity Act and access permits. Confirming no known cases in Groote area, and describing responses to any potential positive test.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

Key Contacts

Medical - Clinics

  • Angurugu
    Tel: (08) 8987 6317
  • Umbakumba
    Tel: (08) 8987 6772
  • Alyangula
    Tel: (08) 8987 6255

Government and Administration

  • Jesse Fatnowna
    Regional Director, Groote Eylandt, Department of the Chief Minister
    Tel: 0438 304 647
    Email: Jesse.Fatnowna@nt.gov.au

Anindilyakwa Land Council

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Self-isolation and permit required for travel to Groote Eylandt

Date first filed: 
Sunday, 29 March, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Sunday, 29 March, 2020
Description: 

New rules, and permit required, for travel and isolation for all traveling to Groote Eylandt. See the online permit form at the ALC website.

Source: 

ALC

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE 4 - 27 March 2020

Date first filed: 
Friday, 22 May, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Friday, 27 March, 2020
Description: 

Information on ALC's COVID-19 Management Plan and the upcoming travel shutdown to/from and within the Groote Archipelago. Updates on schools, business support and Groote recreation areas.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

Groote Archipelago COVID-19 ADVICE 5 - 27 March 2020 (Groote Archipelago shutdown)

Date first filed: 
Tuesday, 21 April, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Friday, 27 March, 2020
Description: 

Information on the upcoming 2 week shutdown of all flights to and from Groote from 31st March to 14th April 2020. New Biosecurity Act covering Groote and its restrictions on travel to and within the Groote Archipelago including quarantine requirements.

Source: 

NT Government, Department of the Chief Minister, 'East Arnhem Covid 19 Team'

STATEMENT FROM THE CHAIR OF THE ALC: GROOTE ARCHIPELAGO TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

Date first filed: 
Friday, 27 March, 2020
Date of document or action: 
Friday, 27 March, 2020
Description: 

Statement from ALC Chairman Tony Wurramarrba on travel restrictions, isolation strategy, and permits

Source: 

ALC

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