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Local Residents

Important Information
To help protect our communities from the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), from 11:59pm Monday 06/04/2020, travel restrictions are in place for those travelling to, from and within the Torres Strait Island Regional Council (TSIRC) local government area. This includes the islands of Boigu (Talbot Is.), Dauan (Mt. Cornwallis Is.), Saibai, Mabuiag (Jervis Is.), Badu (Mulgrave Is.), Arkai (Kubin) and Wug (St. Pauls) Communities on Mua (Moa Is.), Kirirri (Hammond Is.) Iama (Yam Is.), Warraber (Sue Is.), Poruma (Coconut Is.), Masig (Yorke Is.), Ugar (Stephen Is.), Erub (Darnley Is.) and Mer (Murray Is.).
If your final destination is to or within the islands of Waiben (Thursday Is.), Ngurupai (Horn Is.), Muralag (Prince of Wales Is.), or Gealug (Friday Is.), please do not fill out this form and instead contact the Torres Shire Council: www.torres.qld.gov.au
If you have any questions or require assistance with this form, please contact our Coronavirus Hotline team by calling: 07 4034 5790 or emailing: coronavirus@tsirc.qld.gov.au (9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday).
SECTION ONE - TRAVEL EXCEPTION
Select your exception type: This field is required.
Provide a brief explanation of exemption type or reason for travel in the box below.
SECTION TWO - DETAILS OF TRAVEL
Where will you commence your journey? (ie. Where are you travelling from)
Where will you enter the Torres Strait Region? (ie. Horn Island Airport)
Arriving by: This field is required.
SECTION THREE - DESTINATION
NOTE: Only list a departure date if you intend to depart your community again within the next 6 months, or are leaving the region permanently.
Final destination*Date of arrival*Date of departure
SECTION FOUR - CONTACT DETAILS
Date of birth: This field is required.
This must be the address where you will be located for the 14 days immediately after your arrival to community.
SECTION FIVE - TRAVELLING AS A FAMILY
If you are travelling as a family, please list the full names and date of birth for all family members who are travelling with you. If you are not travelling as a family group, please proceed to SECTION SIX.
SECTION SIX - HEALTH & TRAVEL HISTORY
Within the last 14 days; have you, or those travelling with you, had any fever, cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat symptoms? This field is required.
Within the last 14 days; Have you, or those travelling with you, had any interaction with a person known to have contracted COVID-19? This field is required.
Have you, or those travelling with you, returned from travel outside of Australia in the past 14 days? This field is required.
Have you, or those travelling with you, travelled in the last 14 days to a place identified as a COVID-19 hotspot? This field is required.
Visit www.qld.gov.au/health for current list of hotspots.
Have you and those travelling with you successfully undertaken a monitored 14-day isolation period? This field is required.
Location where you have or will complete your monitored isolation.
SECTION SEVEN - DECLARATION
The information I have provided in this form is true and correct. I acknowledge that providing false information is a serious offence under Public Health Acts and Regulations which may render me liable to criminal prosecution. Penalties upon conviction include a fine of up to $65,000 or 5 years imprisonment or both.
The collection of this information is authorised by the Public Health Act 2005 (Qld). The information will be used for the administration and enforcement of the Public Health Act 2005. The Torres Strait Island Regional Council (TSIRC) may disclose some or all of this information to State and Federal Government agencies as authorised or required by legislation or in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).