7 Apr 2021

Trans-Tasman bubble: How Australia's tracing apps work

From Morning Report, 8:15 am on 7 April 2021

New Zealanders planning to pounce when the trans-Tasman travel resumes this month will first need a crash course in how Australia's tracing system works.

They'll need to be aware that a Covid-19 tracing app use is mandatory in the hospitality sector across all states and that everyone in Australia is encouraged to use additional bluetooth tracing technology.

Dr Andrew Chen from the Centre for Informed Futures at Auckland University spoke to Corin Dann to explain how it works across the ditch.