Biosecurity Zones COVID-19 Exemption Form
Date: Feb 3, 2022
Publication Type: Media Releases
From 3 February 2022 a person wishing to travel to or from an Aboriginal land/community area which is both within the designated area specified in the determination and in the NLC region will need to have an Exemption Form.
This form approved by an Authorised NLC Officer constitutes an exemption provided for by subsection 5(4) of the determination for the person listed on the form and any person travelling with them. This form and the unattested declaration only needs to be completed by one person within a travelling group; but all members of the group must have taken and received a negative result on a rapid antigen test.
Please download the form above and return the completed form (both pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions, please call the NLC Freecall number
Essential Worker or undertaking Essential Activities
If you are an Essential Worker (police, nurse etc) or undertaking Essential Activities you are automatically exempt from the Biosecurity Zone travel restrictions.
(i) health care (including vaccination or testing for COVID-19);
(ii) child care;
(iii) disability care;
(iv) aged care;
(vi) services relating to prevention of, or recovery from, domestic violence;
(vii) services relating to child protection;
(viii) policing services;
(ix) emergency services;
(x) essential local government services such as rubbish collection;
(b) correctional services;
(c) providing funerary services in the area;
(d) operating, maintaining, repairing or replacing:
(i) equipment for providing electricity, gas, water, medical services, telecommunications services or broadcasting services; or
(ii) other essential infrastructure in the area;
(e) providing or delivering food, fuel or household or medical supplies in the area;
(f) providing postal services or delivering mail in the area;
(g) transporting freight to or from a place in the area;
(h) conducting, or taking part in, a sitting of a court or tribunal in the area;
(i) continuing the construction in the area of housing or transport infrastructure that was in progress immediately before the commencement of this instrument;
(j) carrying out mining operations, or operations ancillary to mining operations, in the area in a manner that is agreed with a human biosecurity officer so as to minimise the extent to which other persons in the area are exposed to the persons carrying out those operations;
(k) carrying out commercial primary production in the area in a manner that is agreed with a human biosecurity officer so as to minimise the extent to which other persons in the area are exposed to the persons carrying out the production.