Contact tracing


For more information and to apply for a cross border travel registration or health exemption, visit the SA Police website.

Health alert – Queensland

If you visited any of the locations listed on the Queensland Health website at the specified dates and time you should immediately self-quarantine, get tested for COVID-19 and complete this form to notify SA Health that you were at the location.

Effective 3 April 2021, entry from restricted zones (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region and Redland City) of Queensland is permitted.

If you have been in a restricted zone on or after 20 March 2021 you must:

  • get tested as soon as possible and quarantine until you receive a negative test result.
  • get tested on day 5 and day 13 after arrival. There is no requirement to quarantine after receiving a negative result in your first test, unless you have symptoms.
  • 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.

If you are currently in quarantine from a restriction zone, you will be able to leave quarantine after receiving a negative COVID-19 test result in the first test, unless you attended one of the locations identified on the Queensland Health website. If you have been at one of these locations, you must remain in quarantine for 14 days after your last exposure.

After 12.01am 12 April 2021, the City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region and Redland City will no longer be considered a restricted zone.

Health alert – New South Wales

If you visited any of the locations listed on the NSW Health website at the specified dates and times you should immediately self-quarantine, get a COVID-19 test and complete this form to notify SA Health that you were at the location.

From 12.01am 9 April 2021, the Byron Shire Council is no longer considered a restricted zone however if you attended one of the locations identified on the NSW Health website at the specified date and time, you must remain in quarantine for 14 days after your last exposure.

Health alert – New Zealand

Effective 12.01 am 20 March 2021, people are permitted to enter South Australia from New Zealand. There are no testing or quarantine requirements.

People who are currently in quarantine may apply for an exemption to leave quarantine by using the SA Health Essential Traveller exemption application.

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?