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COVID - 19

Updated: Jan 5, 2021

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Interstate transportation of goods and services is still permitted during the COVID – 19 pandemic. There are specific requirements for each state below.

FAQ’s are shown at the bottom of this page. It is more important than ever that you use a trusted professional operation for your home move.

FNQ Moving Company are regularly monitoring advice and guidelines provided to our industry by the Australian Government and health officials, to continue operating safely FNQ Moving Company will implement risk reduction strategies and put controls in place when possible.

The health, safety and wellbeing of our FNQ, staff and customers is paramount to our business. All transport companies and FNQ Moving Company and Moving Partner staff will continue to operate under the guidelines and best practices that health and other government officials have provided.

In this current environment, some people have found themselves stood down from full time employment and other circumstances that may contribute to the inability to maintain rental agreements. This situation is forcing some families to downsize to smaller dwellings, stay with family and friends or relocate to interstate where they may have a stronger support network.

FNQ Moving Company is here to make your moving process as easy as possible and endeavour to support those that are required to relocate at this time.

Please see below summarised information for each specific state/territory of Australia. The link in each section will ensure you have access to the most current information available from the Australian Government.


FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Queensland – COVID 19

  • Yes – You can move to take up permanent residency in Queensland. However, if you have been in a NSW declared hotspot or travelled via NSW, you may need to apply for an exemption.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • Border Pass may be required: Click here: Queensland Border Pass

https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/border-closing

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Western Australia – COVID 19

  • Yes – You can move to take up permanent residency in WA. Travellers from very low risk states and territories are not required to quarantine. NSW is currently medium risk requiring a G2G pass, isolation and exemption.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • All low risk states (currently all excluding NSW) will require a G2G pass registeration & declaration.

  • You may need to wear a mask as directed

  • On arrival into WA complete a health screening

  • You must have suitable premises to self-isolate for 14 days

  • If not, you will be directed to a Government approved quarantine facility at your expense for 14 days.

Click here to view: G2G Pass

https://www.wa.gov.au/organisation/covid-communications/covid-19-coronavirus-controlled-interstate-border#mr

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Victoria – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to Victoria is allowed except for NSW Hot Zone or Red Zone Residents.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • Border pass may be required Click Here: Border Pass for Green Zone NSW residents

  • NSW Green Zone Residents will require a border pass as above

  • All other states and territories are able to enter Victoria freely.

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering New South Wales – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to New South Wales is allowed.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • No Border Pass is required

  • No Self-Isolation or quarantine period required

https://preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/what-you-can-and-cant-do-under-rules/border-restrictions

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering South Australia – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to South Australia is allowed except for NSW High Community Transmission Zones (HCTZ)

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • All other states and territories are able to enter SA freely.

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/conditions/infectious+diseases/covid-19/testing+and+tracing/contact+tracing/contact+tracing

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Tasmania – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to Tasmania is allowed unless you are considered travelling from a High-Risk location you would require a exemption as a Essential Traveller.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • Click Here: Border Pass for all Entering

  • You may be required to quarantine depending on where you have entered from.

  • All states and territories other than NSW may enter freely.

https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/travellers-and-visitors/coming-to-tasmania

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering ACT – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to Canberra is allowed unless you have come from a NSW LGA. Affected NSW LGA’s Click Here as you will require to quarantine for 14 days.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • All states and territories other than NSW may enter freely.

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/community/travel

FNQ Moving Company Best Furniture Removalists – Entering Northern Territory – COVID 19

  • Yes – Moving to Northern Territory is allowed unless you have been in a NSW Declared Hotspot where you will require supervised quarantine for 14 days.

  • Yes – Furniture Removalists allowed

  • Arrivals Form Required: Arrivals Form for all entering

  • All states and territories other than NSW may enter freely.

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/travel/quarantine/hotspots-covid-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to move home?

Yes. FNQ Moving Company passionately states, that given current circumstances in Australia it is more important than ever that you engage a trusted professional for your removal needs. Compliance with the advice and guidelines given to the transport industry by the Australian government are paramount to the health and safety you, the staff of the transport company and the surrounding community. We work with industry professionals who place the health and safety at the highest priority.

Will I need to self-isolate or quarantine at my new home?

Possibly. Each state and territory of Australia have specific guidelines to follow. Depending on what state or territory you are moving to. Guidelines for each states process and guidelines are stated above. FNQ Moving Company are industry professionals that will provide you with the most up to date information.

What does stage 3 lockdown mean for me?

Moving to a new house and removalist services are allowed. Some states have introduced stage 3 lockdowns.

What does stage 4 lockdown mean for me?

There are currently no stage 4 lockdowns in Australia. Using the UK and New Zealand as an example a stage 4 lockdown will completely restrict non-essential movement. Therefore, in the event of a Stage 4 lockdown. We would expect that no non-essential travel from your home would be permitted.

Can Coronavirus COVID – 19 be passed through furniture?

Although unlikely, it is still possible. This has forced operators to put procedures in place to ensure sanitisation of all trucks, surfaces and objects exposed during the removal process. Our transport companies are practicing the social distancing measures advised by the Australian government with great results that being no community transmission. FNQ can provide a contactless delivery with some trucks having GPS tracking, so you can track where your goods are at all times.

What happens to my scheduled move if further restrictions are put in place?

FNQ Moving Company will work with all FNQ Moving Company Operators to reschedule your move to the earliest possible date or give credit or a refund where applicable.

How do I take extra precautions during my move?

Upon contacting FNQ Moving Company, we will discuss all precautions we recommend. There are a lot of different solutions of minimising risk for example simply paying by card to avoid carrying cash. That simple process can make a big difference in spreading COVID-19. Another solution is Contactless delivery and pick up, with arranged photos for your peace of mind. Contact us! The FNQ Moving Company team await your call to discuss all things COVID – 19. Stay safe & Talk soon, FNQ Moving Company *Disclaimer. Please seek medical advice if you have any signs or symptoms of COVID -19. The national hotline is 1800 020 080. Please do not risk the health and safety of the community, your family or transport company. Although there are controls in place, we (FNQ Moving Company) take every effort to discuss all safety precautions with both transport company and customer, we are not responsible for your individual health or wellbeing, any fine you breach in any State within Australia or any consequential loss or damage incurred from the above. It is paramount you keep informed by visiting the appropriate States website to stay up to date with the pandemic rules.





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