​Station Pier operations in relation to COVID-19

Ports Victoria is working closely with relevant Australian and Victorian government authorities in relation to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak and continues to monitor the situation closely.

Operating protocol

Ports Victoria is operating the pier under a special protocol which is currently being reviewed.

The protocol is based on the health advisories issued by the Australian and Victorian governments and was developed in consultation with the Biosecurity section of the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment.

Passenger and crew health checks

As part of the protocol, disembarking and embarking cruise passengers and crew undergo health checks by Australian Government Biosecurity officers and the ship’s medical staff.

Australian Government controls

If any arriving ships have ill crew members or passengers on board they will be met by Biosecurity officers and officials from the Victorian Department of Health to assess the situation.

Australian Border Force has updated advice on COVID-19 controls and Australia's borders.

More information

The Australian Department of Health website has information about COVID-19 covering a wide range of topics including for travellers, the marine industry and businesses.

Station Pier operations in relation to COVID-19