Covid-19 is still hanging around, and keeping up to date on border and travel restrictions can be a nightmare. We have compiled an essential list of links for you to visit regularly to get the latest news for your next camping/travel trip.
Staying Up-To-Date On Covid-19 Restrictions in all Australian States
As we are about to enter into Spring, the September school holidays will be here soon and that period is synonymous with camping. Whether it is heading to your National Park, private campground, or caravan park, that time of the year is choc-full of travellers on the road.
However, with each State under different states of restrictions due to Covid-19, it can be very difficult to find out where you can go, what you can and can’t do when you get to where you are going.
We have put a list of resources for anyone planning your next camping trip so you can stay informed and not be presented with any nasty surprises upon arrival at your destination.
September School Holiday Dates
19 September – 5 October 2020
26 September – 11 October 2020
New South Wales
28 September – 9 October 2020
State Covid-19 Update Links
Each state regularly updates its current status of movement restrictions and border closures. The below links will take you to each state’s respective Covid-19 Updates.
Each states Premiers and Chief Ministers regularly conduct video updates of the latest news surrounding the status of their respective state on Covid-19 which in turn, will affect the movements or restrictions on their state’s borders. Many of these are streamed live on their Facebook pages and are available to be viewed on their timelines.
National Government Links
The Australian Government’s Department of Health page provides news as it comes to hand from the Prime Minister. There are numerous updates on there, including the latest news on cases, advice, and all that is needed to be kept appraised of the situation as it stands in Australia as a country.
There are also links to the COVIDSafe app, Coronavirus Australia app, and the Australian Government WhatsApp channel.
State Government – National Park Authorities
As the weather warms up moving into spring, it makes camping one an Aussie’s past time a popular weekend pursuit. Keeping informed on the status of campgrounds and national parks is important before heading off for that camping trip.
➡ QLD – Parks and Forests Alerts
➡ NSW – Alerts for NSW National Parks
➡ VIC- Parks Victoria
➡ TAS – Parks and Wildlife
➡ SA – National Parks and Wildlife
➡ WA – Parks and Wildlife
➡ NT – Parks and Reserves
➡ ACT – Parks and Reserves
Private Campgrounds and Caravan Parks
The Full Range Camping web directory and app have over 10,000 listings, including campgrounds and caravan parks all over Australia. You can use this free resource to search for your next camping location as most listings will have contact details where you can make enquiries about their current operating status.
Staying informed is the key to an event-free camping trip. We hope the above links will help you when planning your next camping adventure.