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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

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 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.

COVID-19 Update on Board Services 31 March 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020


A number of changes are required at the waste management facility due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 public health measures.

COVID-19 Update 30 March 2020

Monday 30 March 2020

Application process for travel to Lord Howe Island

A process is being established in order to provide certainty to those intending to travel to Lord Howe Island as well as to the airlines, with regard to whether someone has approval to travel to Lord Howe during the period of the Public Health Order.

COVID-19 Update with regard to Travel 27 March 2020

Monday 30 March 2020

Travelling to Lord Howe Island following the Public Health Order enacted 5am Sunday 22nd March 2020.

At this stage we have three categories of people named in the Order:

COVID-19 Update 26 March 2020

Thursday 26 March 2020

Lord Howe Island has joined the world in its efforts to suppress the overwhelming spread of COVID-19.