NSW-VIC Border Issue

Please click on the following link to a recent statement from the Minister Marshall that the agricultural workers specified in the list are acknowledged as essential workers – which includes Shearers.


The new Permit requires that the CEO makes the application and the restrictions include:

  • no shared accommodation,
  • self-isolating when not at work,
  • record keeping (Tally Book will suffice),
  • no carpooling unless 2 people in a shared household,
  • face masks,
  • 1.5m distancing,

·        and employer to cover costs (accommodation and food) if a worker is required to self-isolate on the property due to illness.

The application continues through the ServiceNSW Covid Portal: