Media updates

Click below for the latest news and update on COVID-19 in the ACT, including daily updates, statements from the Chief Health Officer, and alerts about outbreaks across Australia.

Travel 23 July 2021

There are no active cases in the ACT and our latest wastewater results, received today, are negative for COVID-19 fragments in the ACT catchment.

Travel 23 July 2021

New COVID-19 exposure locations in Goulburn and Marulan.

Travel 21 July 2021

Stay-at-home requirements for anyone who leaves the Orange City Council, Blayney Shire Council or Cabonne Shire Council local government areas.

Travel 20 July 2021

The ACT Government will implement a stay-at-home requirement for anyone who leaves South Australia after 11.59pm 20 July 2021.

Travel 19 July 2021

The South Australian Government has released a number of new exposure locations and announced enhanced restrictions.

Vaccine 17 July 2021

Canberra’s vaccination rate is among the highest in the nation, with more than two in five ACT adults having had their first vaccination, and 16 percent fully vaccinated.

Travel 15 July 2021

The ACT Government will introduce a stay-at-home requirement for anyone who leaves Victoria after 11.59pm tonight (15 July 2021) and then enters the ACT.

Travel 13 July 2021

ACT Government will lift its watch and assess requirements for the NT and WA from 6:30pm Tuesday 13 July 2021.

Travel 09 July 2021

The ACT will declare Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour as COVID-19 affected areas from 11.59pm tonight, Friday 9 July.

Travel 07 July 2021

ACT Health will be extending the ACT stay-at-home order for people coming to the ACT from these areas of NSW.

Travel 03 July 2021

ACT Health has updated travel directions in place for Queensland (QLD).

Travel 02 July 2021

ACT Health has updated travel directions with the Northern Territory (NT), Western Australia (WA), and Queensland (QLD).

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Last Updated: June 24 2021