COVID-19 Travel Info

Before travelling to Norfolk Island, please refer to the current travel requirements and restrictions, on the Norfolk Island Regional Council website for Norfolk Island COVID-19 ADVICE.

Will the AFFHO Congress go ahead if COVID-19 restrictions change?

AFFHO Congress 2022 will only be cancelled if the Norfolk Island border is completely closed to all visitors.

Cancellations due to COVID-19

Congress registrants unable to travel due to COVID-19 travel restrictions will be refunded their registration fee (less $20 administration fee).

For travel cancellations, you will need to contact the agency you booked through to determine their covid cancellation refund policy.

Other Cancellations

Congress registrants who choose not to travel but are not restricted by COVID-19 regulations for their region will not be refunded Congress registration, with the only exception being compassionate situations.

FAQs about COVID-19

Who can travel to Norfolk Island?

Everyone is currently allowed to travel to Norfolk Island. For up to date travel requirements, please visit the Norfolk Island Tourism COVID-19 Travel Restrictions & Information website.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to other colds and flus and include:

    • fever
    • sore throat
    • cough
    • fatigue
    • difficulty breathing

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, please seek medical advice and testing. While coronavirus is of concern, it is important to remember that most people displaying these symptoms are likely suffering with a cold or other respiratory illness – not coronavirus.

What should I do if I’m on the island and feeling unwell?

If you feel unwell and require medical assistance while on island, please contact the Norfolk Island Health and Residential Aged Care Service (NIHRACS) +6723 22091.

In the event of an emergency on Norfolk Island please telephone 000.

What precautions are taken on the flights?

Our carriers are highly focused on the health and wellbeing of passengers and staff, and have implemented temporary safety measures for check-in, catering and on-board services. Masks must be worn during flights and transiting through all airports.

Where can I get further information?

Contact the Norfolk Island Police.

Phone: +6723 22222 Email: IO-Norfolk-Island@afp.gov.au

For the latest advice, information and resources, go to www.health.gov.au

Call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Emergency Management Norfolk Island (EMNI) Facebook Page

Norfolk Island Police Facebook Page

Norfolk Island Regional Council Website