Participants at the 2023 Rotary International Convention in Melbourne, Australia, are no longer required to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative test result for COVID-19. We continue to monitor COVID-19 and other health developments across the globe and will follow health safety guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO) and government of Australia, as well as applicable state and local laws. We will provide updates to this page as needed.
Before You Leave Home
Please review the current guidelines on international travel to Australia.
Additionally, Rotary International encourages all participants to:
- Get your flu shot
- Get up-to-date with your COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots
- Test regularly to detect COVID-19 and isolate if you are infected
- Learn the vaccine and testing requirements for all the destinations in your itinerary
- Purchase appropriate travel insurance
At the Convention
- Follow local public health orders and health advice
- Monitor yourself for symptoms
- Wear masks as advised and in appropriate settings
- Practice good hand hygiene
- Get tested if you have symptoms
- Know what to do if you test positive while travelling
- We strongly recommend you self-test before leaving and upon arriving in Melbourne.
- Please do not enter a Rotary International Convention venue or event if you are sick.
- To find testing sites in Melbourne, visit https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/testing.
- If you test positive while in Melbourne, please report your test result to https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/report-your-rapid-antigen-test-result and follow the instructions on the site.
- Additional information will be provided closer to the event about onsite testing facilities, costs, locations, and hours.