AMA Tasmania says lockdowns and snap interstate border closures will become less likely as more Australians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
AMA spokeswoman Annette Barratt on Monday said as a high percentage of the country's population becomes vaccinated, lockdowns would become less necessary.
"That's assuming that the next strain of the virus isn't immune to our vaccinations," she said.
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Dr Barratt said the AMA was watching the effectiveness of the use vaccination passports in order to cross borders in Europe.
"If it's successful and there's good evidence that it works, then that's something the Australian Government will be encouraged to consider," she said. "We know that we can't keep our borders shut indefinitely - it's economic hardship to Australia and we still have Australians stranded overseas who need to be brought home."
Tasmanian pharmacies will in the next few weeks become involved in the next stages of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout.
Pharmacy Guild of Australia state branch president Helen O'Byrne said the guild was hopeful this would start by the end of July.
Ms O'Byrne said incorporating pharmacies, particularly in regional areas, into the rollout would bolster vaccination numbers.
Government minister Sarah Courtney said recent COVID cases in other states were concerning.
"This is why the government has responded so decisively," she said.
"We have shut the border to large parts of New South Wales, we've shut the borders to large parts of the Northern Territory as well as many other hotspots across the eastern seaboard.
"We won't hesitate to expand that list and we'll monitor the situation closely."
Ms Courtney said the state stood prepared for COVID cases should they emerge in the state.
Labor's Dean Winter said it was not yet clear what the government's strategy was in terms of restrictions should COVID cases re-emerge in Tasmania.
"What Tasmanians expect is to see a strategy from the government that outlines how it will keep us safe," he said.
Public Health Services on Monday said Tasmanians should assess their need to travel interstate given the evolving situation with COVID-19 in several jurisdictions.
In a statement, Public Health director Mark Veitch said high-risk area classifications were y in place for multiple local government areas in New South Wales and the Northern Territory.
"There are currently several hundred premises declared as high-risk in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Victoria," he said.
Dr Veitch said anyone in Tasmania who had recently travelled from interstate should continue to monitor the travel alert section of the government's coronavirus website for further information.
"Please remember that the information is being updated several times a day," he said.
"If you have travelled, please check the site regularly."
From midnight tonight all travellers to Tasmania will be required to register their travel through Tas e-Travel no more than one day before they travel.
Previously travellers could register through Tas e-Travel up to three days before they travelled.
The new one-day requirement helps ensure declarations about previous movements are as up-to-date as possible, especially while new high-risk premises are regularly identified in other jurisdictions.
Anyone who has been in medium or high-risk premises or areas must apply for Essential Traveller status through the G2G PASS system. Time frames for a G2G PASS have not changed: Where possible, G2G submissions should be made at least three business days before arrival and not more than 14 days before travel.
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