Australia covid statistics & travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Australia plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially · Fully
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Australia · UK

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Australia Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Australia showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 22/07/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 7,564,430 29.7%
Fully vaccinated 3,090,133 12.1%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Australia is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 22/07/21.

Australia Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Australia recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-07-11 1.4 34.1% 2.4 41.8%
2021-07-18 3.1 129.8% 4.5 88.9%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Australia recorded over the past 10 weeks.

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New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Australia recorded over the past 10 weeks.

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The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Australia is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Australia travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Australia including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Are there entry restrictions to Australia due to the coronavirus?

Australia is closed for tourism. All non-resident foreign nationals are banned from entering.

Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK. All arrivals face a period of quarantine on entering Australia.

Check out Australian Department of Home Affairs for more information.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Quarantine excl. vaccinatedQV
    Quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine excl. vaccinatedTQV
    Test + quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Fully vaccinated onlyV+
    Fully vaccinated only
  • Test + quarantine requiredT+Q
    Test + quarantine required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Closed for tourism/Travel banC/B
    Closed for tourism/Travel ban

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Australia?

Australia is on the Green list in the UK.

No quarantine is required. A pre-departure test in Australia is required as well as a PCR test on or before day 2 back in the UK.

UK status - traffic light system

  • Green list countryG
    Green list country
  • Common Travel AreaCTA
    Common Travel Area
  • Green watchlist countryG+
    Green watchlist country
  • Amber list countryA
    Amber list country
  • Red list countryR
    Red list country
  • International travel banB
    International travel ban

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