Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

We are working to keep our agriculture industries strong and safeguard our environment and heritage during the COVID-19 outbreak.

We know the importance of our agriculture sectors. Feeding our nation is an essential service. We want to ensure high-quality produce can reach domestic and overseas markets.

We play an essential role in preserving our unique biodiversity. We want to ensure we can protect our natural resources and heritage, and the public who want to enjoy them.

Find advice on COVID-19 and how it affects you and your activities.

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Food security and agriculture

How we are securing Australia's agricultural food chain. From the farm to the table.

Environment permit holders

Advice for environmental permit and approval holders. How to make sure you meet your legal obligations.


How you can ensure you can continue to export.


What you need to know about imported goods.


Advice for travellers, seaports, airports and airlines is changing regularly.

Domestic animals

There have been no reported cases in animals in Australia.

Human health

How you can help slow the spread of COVID‑19 in Australia and what to do if you have symptoms. Managed by Department of Health.

Research and insights

We are conducting regular analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural industries and trade. This will help inform our work with industry.

National park closures

We are prioritising the health and wellbeing of our visitors, staff and local communities.

Industry support

Industry engagement

We are working together to keep our agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries strong.


Help for fisheries to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Support from the Australian, state and territory governments.

Business support

Financial assistance is available for Australian businesses. This is managed through


Whole of government advice

You can also stay up to date on the latest Coronavirus news, updates and advice from other government agencies across Australia.

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In your area

Make sure you are aware of local requirements for travel and freight.

State and territory border closures

Check the latest updates at

Last reviewed: 17 December 2020
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