The Australian Government has implemented new visa arrangements to increase the safety and security of Australians. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have posted the new arrangements on their site, stating that the arrangements are for all travellers from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) affected countries in Africa.
DIBP also states that this is not a travel ban. The new arrangements are placed to be able to keep Australia safe, while being able to handle the visa cases with the same assistance that the Government is already providing.
The following are included in the new visa arrangement from the DIBP website:
For more information regarding the new visa arrangements and/or any updates on the matter, visit Threats to Public Health