Parts of NT in COVID-19 Lockout

8 MARCH 2021
Following positive COVID-19 cases in the Northern Territory (NT), parts of the NT remain in lockout. 

The Katherine lockdown finished at 3pm on 7 November 2021, and is now in lockout until midnight on 8 November 2021. 

The lockout in Greater Darwin has been extended until midnight on 8 November 2021. 

The below areas remain in lockout until midnight Monday 8 November 2021: 
  • City of Darwin 
  • City of Palmerston 
  • Litchfield Council 
  • Wagait Shire 
  • Belyuen Shire 
  • Dundee 
  • Bynoe 
  • Charlotte 
  • Cox Peninsula 
  • Municipality of Katherine including Tindal. 
Fully vaccinated residents are able to live normally within the lockout area. Everyone must wear a mask outside their place of residence. Guides in these areas please check with your Unit Leaders for any changes to meetings and activities.

Travel is permitted between the Katherine and Greater Darwin lockout zones, but not to other parts of the NT. 

Unvaccinated residents, including those people who have received only their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, must stay at home during a lockout period and are only permitted to leave for the following five reasons: 
  • medical treatment, including COVID testing or vaccination 
  • for essential goods and services, like groceries and medications 
  • essential work 
  • for one hour of outdoor exercise a day within 5 km from your home with one other person or people from your house 
  • to provide care and support to a family member or person who cannot support themselves. 
For more information please see the NT Government website: 

We appreciate your support to ensure Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT adhere to the current COVID-19 restrictions. Should you have any questions surrounding the current restrictions please direct them to [email protected] or call Guide House on 1300 447 548. 

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