The NSW Cross Border Corridor is 100km west of the border between South Australia and NSW and includes:

  • City of Broken Hill Local Government Area
  • Unincorporated Far West NSW (including Broken Hill and Silverton), and
  • Wentworth.

The Victorian Cross Border Corridor is the area 70 km to the west of the border between South Australia and Victoria and includes:

  • Glenelg Shire Council,
  • Hindmarsh Shire Council,
  • Horsham Rural City Council,
  • Mildura Rural City Council,
  • Southern Grampians Shire Council and
  • West Wimmera Council.

Note: Nhill residents arriving in South Australia will need to have a negative test result before they enter the state or are required to have a COVID-19 test on arrival and quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

If a person from Nhill is already in South Australia they will need to provide to an authorised officer evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result in the past 7 days. This is only required if requested.

Fully vaccinated residents of the Cross Border Community can make an application to enter South Australia using EntryCheck SA.

Cross Border Community members who leave the Cross Border Corridor for 72 hours or less and travel to a very low risk or low risk LGA have no requirement when next entering South Australia.

Cross Border Community members who leave the Corridor for more than 72 hours and travel to a low risk LGA then enter South Australia within 7 days are required to:

  • Provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test before they arrive in SA; or
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival in SA and quarantine until negative result.

Cross Border Community members who leave Corridor for 72 hours or less and travel to a low or moderate risk LGA and enter South Australia within 7 days will be required to:

  • Provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test before they arrive in SA; or
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival in SA and quarantine until negative result.

Cross Border Community members who leave the Cross Border Corridor for 72 hours or less and travel to a high risk LGA or arrive from overseas and enter South Australia within 7 days will be treated as high risk entries and will be subject to those requirements.

For Cross Border Community members who travel beyond the Cross Border Corridor into South Australia with a person or people less than 12 years and 2 months will be considered a Level 3 traveller. From 12:01 am on Monday 29 November, all Level 3 travellers are required to:

  • have a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken in the 72 hours prior to arrival in SA
  • have a COVID-19 test upon arrival in SA
  • quarantine until negative test result
  • do daily symptom checks for 14 days after arrival using HealthCheck SA

For Cross Border Community Members aged 12 years and 2 months to 18 years of age, they can enter South Australia as an unvaccinated traveller. However they will need to provide evidence of at least one COVID-19 vaccination with a second appointment booked by 8 December 2021.

Approval will be granted for up to three months allowing Cross Border Community members to enter South Australia unrestricted.

Cross Border Community members are not required to have a pre-entry COVID-19 test if:

  • they remain in the cross border corridor, or
  • leave the cross border corridor for 72 hours or less and are primarily within a very low risk or low risk LGA.

When entering South Australia, Cross Border Community members may be asked to produce evidence of their residential address and vaccination status.

Existing cross border approvals will be honoured until they expire at which time a new application will be required via EntryCheck SA.

Page last updated: 27 November 2021