Australian Border Force strike action

21 Mar 2016

**Update 04/04/2016 - The Fair Work Commission has announced a three month halt on all strike action.

Please ensure you allow additional time for check-in and clearing security during this period as significant delays are expected.

The scheduled action is as follows:

Monday 4 April 2016

New South Wales

​Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15 am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Townsville Airport

  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Western Australia

Perth Airport (International terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Northern Territory

Dawin Airport

  • 1pm to 9pm

South Australia

Adelaide Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Tuesday 5 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15am

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Cooloangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

Townsville Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday

Western Australia

Perth Airport (International terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Northern Territory

Darwin Airport

  • 2am to 10am
  • 1pm to 9pm

Wednesday 6 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Western Australia

Perth Airport (International terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Thursday 7 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Overseas Passenger Terminal

  • 5am to 7pm

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am
  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Townsville Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday

Western Australia

Perth Airport (International terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

South Australia

Adelaide Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Friday 8 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15am

Overseas Passenger Terminal

  • 5am to 7pm

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Cairns International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

Western Australia

Perth Airport

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

South Australia

Adelaide Airport (International Terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Northern Territory

Darwin Airport

  • 2am to 10am
  • 1pm to 10pm 

Saturday 9 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Western Australia

Perth (International Terminal) 

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

South Australia

Adelaide Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Townsville Airport

  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Northern Territory

Darwin Airport

  • 2am to 10am

Sunday 10 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15am

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Cairns International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 5am to 12 midnight

Townsville Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday

Monday 11 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 1am

South Australia

Adelaide Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Northern Territory

Darwin Airport

  • 2am to 10am
  • 1pm to 9pm

Monday 12 April 2016

New South Wales

Sydney International Airport

  • 12 midnight to 12.15am
  • 5am to 1pm
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Victoria

Melbourne International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Queensland

Brisbane International Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Coolangatta Airport

  • 5am to 1pm
  • 2pm to 10pm

Cairns International Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday
  • 5pm to 12 midnight

Townsville Airport

  • 4am to 12 midday

Western Australia

Perth (International Terminal)

  • 3am to 11am
  • 4pm to 12 midnight

Corporate Traveller will advise of any developments regarding the strike action. Please contact your Travel Manager if you have any concerns regarding your travel plans.