Contact tracing


Health Alert - Victoria

If you are in South Australia and visited any of the Tier 1 or Tier 2 exposure locations on the Victorian Department of Health website at the specified dates and times you should quarantine for 14 days and get tested on day 1, day 5 and day 13. Complete this form to notify SA Health that you were at this location.

Arrival from Greater Melbourne

If you have been in Greater Melbourne in the past 14 days you are not permitted to enter South Australia.

Entry is permitted for returning residents, people relocating to South Australia, and people fleeing domestic violence, however, on arrival you must:

  • quarantine for 14 days
  • get a COVID-19 test as soon as possible
  • get tested on day 5 and day 13 of quarantine
  • wear a face mask (covering mouth and nose) at any time you come into contact with the public for 14 day quarantine period (i.e. when seeking testing).

Essential travellers are also permitted, however they must adhere to the requirements outlined in the Cross Border Travel Direction.

You may transit through an airport in Greater Melbourne, provided you do not leave the airport.

You may transit through Greater Melbourne by road, provided you travel via the most direct route, do not stop, except for essential purposes (i.e. in an emergency or for respite or fuel), and wear a mask at any time you come into contact with the public.

Greater Melbourne includes the local government areas of Banyule, Bayside, Boroondara, Brimbank, Cardinia, Casey, Darebin, Frankston, Glen Eira, Greater Dandenong, Hobsons Bay, Hume, Kingston, Knox, Manningham, Maribyrnong, Maroondah, Melbourne, Melton, Monash, Moonee Valley, Moreland, Mornington Peninsula, Nillumbik, Port Phillip, Stonnington, Whitehorse, Whittlesea, Wyndham, Yarra and Yarra Ranges.

Arrival from regional Victoria (excluding Greater Melbourne)

From 4.13 pm 15 June 2021, if you have been in regional Victoria (excluding Greater Melbourne) in the last 14 days, you must:

  • get a COVID-19 test as soon as possible and quarantine until you receive a negative result.
  • not attend a COVID Management Plan event for 14 days after your arrival.
  • not enter a high risk setting for 14 days after your arrival, unless you meet requirements to be permitted (i.e. urgent medical care or end of life visit). High risk settings include disability and aged care or correctional facilities and an emergency department, intensive care unit, respiratory ward or oncology ward of a private or public hospital.

Cross border community members (people who live within 70km of the South Australian Victorian border) who have not travelled beyond 70km into Victoria in the past 14 days are not subject to testing or quarantine requirements.

If you are currently in quarantine from Victoria and have not been in Greater Melbourne in the past 14 days, you can apply to be exempt from the remainder of quarantine using the Essential Traveller Health Exemption application. Select the category ‘Regional Victoria – quarantine exemption’.

Health alert — New South Wales

If you visited any exposure locations on the NSW Health website at the specified dates and times, you should:

  • self-quarantine immediately
  • get tested for COVID-19
  • complete this form to notify SA Health that you were at this location.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested as soon as possible.

Health alert — Queensland

If you visited any exposure locations on the Queensland Health website at the specified dates and times, you should:

If you have recently returned from Queensland and have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, get tested as soon as possible.

Health alert — South Australia

There are no current contact tracing health alerts for locations in South Australia.

View historical contact tracing locations 15 days and older.

All South Australians should get tested for COVID-19 immediately if you have any symptoms, even if mild. Symptoms include:

  • fever or chills
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • shortness of breath
  • loss of taste or smell
  • diarrhoea and vomiting

If you’ve had a negative test before but develop new symptoms, you do need to have another test.

How does contact tracing work?