Coronavirus Update
(COVID-19)

Our primary focus is the health and wellbeing of all students and staff.

Information Last Updated: 25 July 2022 @ 2:54pm

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As part of AIBT’s commitment to our student’s and staff’s health and safety, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and following all the relevant advice from government agencies and global organisations.

QLD

Face masks are still required in these situations:
  • in healthcare settings, residential aged care, disability accommodation, prisons or detention centres
  • on public transport, including while waiting on the platform or at a stop
  • in a taxi, rideshare vehicle or commercial shuttle, including while waiting at a taxi rank or pick-up area
  • on planes
  • when outside of your home or accommodation if:
    • you have a temperature equal to or higher than 37.5 degrees
    • you have COVID-19 symptoms
    • you’re awaiting a COVID-19 PCR test result
  • if you’re diagnosed with COVID-19, are a close contact, or are an international traveller (in accordance with other public health directions).

 

Masks are still recommended wherever you can’t socially distance.

For information on the current rules and restrictions in QLD, please visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/

Please follow the class timetables and announcements made by your respective schools.

NSW

All people over the age of 12 must wear a face mask: 

  • on public transport and public transport waiting areas (including in taxis and rideshare services)
  • at a public hospital or private health facility (including private hospitals and day procedure centres)
  • at a residential care facility or hostel
  • on an aircraft when the aircraft is flying above NSW
  • in a cruise terminal

 

If you are over the age of 12 and are a household or close contact of someone who has tested positive to COVID-19, you must also wear a face mask when you are in an indoor setting that is not your own home, including workplaces and tertiary education settings. School settings may have their own guidance for students which should be followed.

Masks are strongly encouraged in settings where you cannot physically distance.

For more information on the current rules and restrictions in NSW, please visit: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/stay-safe/rules

Please follow the class timetables and announcements made by your respective schools.

TAS

From 1 July 2022, face masks are still required in the following situations:

  • all close contacts must wear a mask in any indoor space outside your home (unless exempt from wearing a mask)Read more about these requirements.
  • confirmed COVID-19 cases (in circumstances where they may come into contact with, or expose others to COVID-19)
  • When on board all commercial aircraft in Australia.

 

While masks are not mandatory, businesses and organisations may require staff and/or patrons and visitors to wear masks as part of their workplace health and safety practices. Please be respectful and carry a mask with you in case you need to wear one.

For more information on the current rules and restrictions in TAS, please visit: https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/families-community/current-requirements

Please follow the class timetables and announcements made by your respective schools.

Study in Australia Visa and Travel

COVID visa and travel advice for international students from the Australian Government.

The Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs has provided updated answers and important links related to your most frequently asked student visa questions here:  Study in Australia FAQ

More information is available on  Australia.gov.au and the Department of Health.

Travellers to Australia should contact their airline regarding any current requirements relating to COVID-19 testing.

AIBT Campuses and Studies

  • TAS – Campus, training restaurant and tech sciences workshop are open and operating as usual.
  • QLD – Campus, Sheldon’s Training Restaurant and Edison Workshop are open and operating as usual. 
  • NSW – Campus, Sheldon’s Training Restaurant and Edison Workshop are open and operating as usual. 
  • Orientation will be conducted both face-to-face and online.
  • AIBT is committed to the health and safety of all students and staff and are monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely and following all the relevant advice from government agencies and global organisations.
  • For more information about your classes, please check with your Trainer or School Coordinator here:  Contact our School

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