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COVID-19 Update: Victoria hits 90 per cent double vaccination as Queensland reviews travel bubble

Premier Daniel Andrews said Victoria is 'one of the safest places anywhere in the world' after the state surpassed 90 per cent double vaccination target. Source: Getty Images

This is your update on the Coronavirus in Australia for 25 November 2021.

  •  Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she is reviewing a possible border bubble with NSW after a confirmed case in Byron Bay.
  • Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner says misinformation is being spread from overseas in the state, and requests residents to follow the words of Traditional Elders instead.
  • Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews urges people to remain courteous to retail staff and servers enforcing the COVID-19 protocols after the state achieved 90 per cent double dose vaccination target.
  • Travellers from Katherine LGA to South Australia now deemed ‘high risk’ and will have to quarantine for seven days.
  • Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) visa holders who were unable to travel to Australia because of international border restrictions will be able to apply for a replacement visa.


Victoria recorded 1,254 locally acquired cases and five deaths.
NSW recorded 276 new community cases. 
ACT recorded eight, and NT one new cases.

Quarantine and restrictions state by state:

Find out what you can and can't do in your state or territory


Information for international travellers and Covid-19 and travel information in language

Financial help

There are changes to the COVID-19 Disaster Payment once states reach 70 and 80 per cent fully vaccinated:  Getting help during Covid-19 from Services Australia in language

Visit the translated resources published by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service:

COVID-19 Vaccination Glossary
Appointment Reminder Tool.

Testing clinics in each state and territory:

South Australia 
Western Australia 
Northern Territory 

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