Media Release

Up-to-date Coronavirus advice

Posted on
February 4, 2020

Ports Australia is continuing the facilitation of dialogue between industry and department to ensure the safety of maritime staff around the country. The necessary biosecurity and health measures must be in place to minimise risk and continue the essential role of ports. We've been at the forefront of the conversation since the first concern was raised.

Relevant resources:

Department of Health resources for various aspects:

General information: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-what-you-need-to-know

Information for the marine industry: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-marine-industry

Information for marine pilots: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-marine-pilots

Information for border staff: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-border-staff

Information for the cruise industry: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-cruise-industry

Department of Home Affairs for information on travel restrictions and maritime industry:

https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/news-media/current-alerts/novel-coronavirus

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment:

Information for travelers, airlines, and maritime industry: https://www.agriculture.gov.au/travelling/to-australia/advice-to-travellers/human-health/coronavirus

Media contact: Josh Appleton – E: jappleton@portsaustralia.com.au, P: 02 2947 7581

Ports Australia is the peak industry body representing port authorities and corporations, both publicly and privately owned, at the national level.  

www.portsaustralia.com.au/news/mediacentre

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