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Information for visitors on COVID-19 situation

There is currently an outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with confirmed cases in Australia.

The Tasmanian Government has introduced a number of orders that impact visitors currently in Tasmania or considering travelling to Tasmania.

As the situation continues to evolve, it is important that you seek up-to-date information from the relevant authorities.

Please visit coronavirus.tas.gov.au for the latest health information and information for travellers and visitors.

Other incident advice

In the event of an emergency incident in Tasmania, visitors are advised to keep up to date on the areas that may be affected and avoid non-essential travel to those locations.

Emergency information will be updated on the Fire Service or TasALERT websites. ABC local radio is also a great source of current community alerts or warnings.

In the event of an emergency please do not rely on navigation system such as Google maps to provide road closure information. Up to date road closures information is available from the Tasmania Police or TasALERT websites.

The Parks and Wildlife Service's Facebook page or website provides information on park or track closures.

Tasmanian Visitor Information Network (TVIN) centres located around the state can also provide more information or assistance for visitors.

Information current as at 15:00 on 27 March 2020