Public Health Instruments – COVID 19

As indicated in various Updates and Briefings, for legal instrument that enacts the decisions of the National Cabinet in response to COVID-19 is a declaration / order  / direction under the relevant State or Territory public health legislation.

The are not always easy to locate and they do vary between jurisdictions.  Summaries prepared by the applicable State/Territory Government or the directions themselves are included below


New South Wales

Australian Capital Territory



South Australia

Western Australia