SA-Emergency Declarations Cross Border Travel - New Direction 4
When does the change commence? From 1.00am, SA Time, Mon 11 May
What is the change? An Essential traveller must now keep records of close contacts for a 14 day period commencing on the date of their arrival in South Australia (or, if they remain in South Australia for a period of less than 14 days, for that period).
What form needs to be completed to record close contact?
Download - Essential Traveller Close Contact Record form - Word, PDF
The records that are required to be kept in relation to a close contact are —
(i) the name and phone number or other contact details of the close contact and the location at which the close contact occurred; or
(ii) if the details are not known and it is not reasonably practicable to obtain those details—the time during which and location at which the close contact occurred.
What is close contact?
A person is a close contact of another person if they are in the company of the other person —
(i) within an enclosed space for a period of 2 hours or longer; or
(ii) within 1.5 metres of the other person for a period of 15 minutes or longer; and
How long do the records need to be kept? for 28 days from the end of the period for which the records must be kept and be provided to an authorised officer on request.