Media Release
19 December 2020

Statement from Victorian Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton - 19 December 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services is extending the orange zone in NSW to include the NSW Central Coast region.

If you have visited this region and have travelled or are planning to travel to Victoria it is strongly encouraged that you get tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) as soon as possible after entering Victoria.

The existing Victorian Border Permit system will now be updated to include the NSW Central Coast in the orange zone.

For further information, or for assistance with testing and isolation, please call 1800 675 398 or visit