At present, mask wearing is not mandatory for the general community in South Australia. However, face masks are always mandatory while on an airplane or at any airport throughout travels. All individuals present at an airport in South Australia are also required to wear a face mask.
The following exemptions apply: a person is not required to wear a mask if they have a relevant medical condition (evidence of a relevant medical condition must be provided on request – e.g., a letter from GP), where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication, when a person is eating or drinking and children under 12 are also not required to wear masks.
Further information about face masks in SA is available here.
Western Australian Government guidelines, highlight that wearing a face mask is mandatory while at an airport in WA, travelling on an aircraft or transporting a person subject to a quarantine direction. This includes any vehicles (a ride-share vehicle, a private car, hired car, taxi or a personal vehicle) used to travel from the airport to their suitable premises for self-quarantine or from their place of self-quarantine to a COVID clinic for their Day 11 COVID-19 test.
Children under 12 are not required to wear a face mask.