COVID-19 response – Extension to State of Emergency in Jervis Bay Territory

The declared State of Emergency for the Jervis Bay Territory (JBT) has been extended for a 30-day period from 10 May 2022, as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

By doing this, the JBT community will continue to be protected and supported during this time.

The State of Emergency declaration in the JBT under the Jervis Bay Territory Emergency Management Ordinance 2015 provides powers to key members of the JBT Emergency Management Committee, and emergency services supporting the JBT, to deal with public health risks associated with COVID-19.

JBT residents should continue to follow Commonwealth and state and territory advice, including on travel restrictions, health, hygiene, physical distancing and self-isolation.

For further information, please see or phone the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.

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