Travel Alert


We encourage all travellers' visiting Newcastle to seek the most up-to-date information for their planned itinerary prior to departure, and remain informed about changing conditions.

Speak with your travel agent, accommodation provider and tourism operators for advice about local conditions.

Current travel alert: COVID-19

Our dedicated emergency response team are monitoring developments relating to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) daily and assessing any potential impact on city services and events.

We take advice on all public health matters from the state and federal health departments. 

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The Australian Government is monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) closely. 

Travel restrictions are currently in place for Australia in line with recommendations from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee.

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