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New Public Health Order 16 June 2020

Monday 22 June 2020

A new Public Health Order for Lord Howe Island has been signed by the Minister for Health and Medical Research.

Public Health Order Update 15 June 2020

Monday 22 June 2020

As you are aware due to COVID-19, a Public Health Order has been restricting access to the island and requiring quarantine for those arriving since 22 March. The Order expires on Thursday 18 June.

COVID-19 Change to visitation rules

Wednesday 20 May 2020

The NSW Government will ease the following restrictions from Friday 15 May. These changes apply to NSW including Lord Howe Island.

COVID-19 Support Package

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Actions by the NSW Government in recent times with regard to the protection of Lord Howe Island in response to the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an immediate cessation of tourism to the island as of 22nd March 2020 with the LHI Public Health Order by the NSW Minister for Health.

COVID-19 Quarantine, Gatherings and Movement 7 April 2020

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Quarantine, Gatherings and Movement

Influenza Vaccinations Available - Message from Dr San Clarke

Saturday 4 April 2020

Lord Howe Island Family Practice

Dr San Clarke BN MBBS FRACGP

Friday 3rd April 2020

Dear Lord Howe Islanders,

COVID-19 Message from Tanya Plibersek MP

Saturday 4 April 2020

 

COVID-19 Travel and Shipping information 2 April 2020

Saturday 4 April 2020

Intent to travel

If you plan to travel off island, it is important to confirm your plans with Constable Heath Roberts before booking.

COVID-19 Q&A Dr San Clarke 2 April 2020

Saturday 4 April 2020

Dr San Clarke BN MBBS FRACGP

Dear Lord Howe Islanders,

There seems to be an elephant in the room, so let’s talk about it.

Last week, a person passed through Lord Howe, stopping in at the airport, and needed to spend 20 minutes or so conducting routine business in the presence of a resident whilst out at the airport.

COVID-19 Update Public Health Order 31 March 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020

In the interest of public health and in an effort to stem the continued spread of COVID-19 the NSW government have enacted a new, more stringent Public Health Order as of 31st March 2020.