A group of Government officials will arrive in the Nation’s Capital from overseas on Tuesday before spending the next 14 days in quarantine at the ANU.

The returning travellers will be housed in a vacant residential accommodation complex on Liversidge Street.

Each of the officials have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

ACT Health will manage the quarantine program with the support of ACT Policing to carry out screening and testing on arrival, throughout their stay and to monitor their wellbeing.

ANU Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Anderson said he was confident in the ‘robust measures’ put in place and ensured the travellers will not be able to visit any publicly accessible areas of the campus during their stay.

“The vaccinated, quarantining travellers will remain in their accommodation for the duration of the quarantine period and will not access areas used by the public at any time.”

“I also want to remind all of you that we are continuing to work with all levels of government and other universities to bring our students home safely as soon as possible – that includes students who are impacted by travel restrictions in Australia and our students overseas.”

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The ANU has previously housed returned travellers at its Davey Lodge apartment but those are now being used for returning students who need to isolate.

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