Quarantine time for fully vaccinated close contacts in the ACT will be halved and they will only have to isolate for seven days.
Casual contacts will also no longer have to quarantine at all, under changes to contact tracing rules announced by ACT chief health officer Dr Kerryn Coleman.
The change comes as the capital hits the 90 per cent fully vaccinated threshold.
Close contacts who are fully vaccinated will have to get a test on their sixth day of isolation before they will be allowed out.
Close contacts who are not fully vaccinated will still have to isolate for 14 days.
All casual contacts will still be required to get a test and remain isolated until a negative COVID-19 result is received. However, a second precautionary test will need be needed six days after the exposure.
Casual contacts will still need to complete a declaration form through ACT Health.
The new quarantine rules will come into place on November 1.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Andrew Barr has provided some clarity about travel freedoms going ahead, as Canberrans will be able to travel freely between Victoria and all of NSW on Monday.
However, the government will still put in place restrictions to geographical areas that have been deemed high risk.
"This will not be a large number of geographical areas but there will be some and that may change in the months ahead," Mr Barr said.
Mr Barr said health authorities would define areas of high risk by Friday.
However, there would be relaxed rules for fully vaccinated travellers.
"These identified high risk geographical areas will have some exemption and quarantine requirements for travellers depending on their vaccination status," Mr Barr said.
"Vaccinated travellers will be permitted to enter the ACT for any reasons, exemption documentation will be automated so there is an immediate approval with no delay in response."
But unvaccinated travellers will only be allowed to travel for essential reasons and exemption applications would be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Dr Coleman said authorities would try to limit the geographical areas of concern, as opposed to placing blanket restrictions over an entire city.
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"We will have advice on Friday on the website about what the specific details will be, and we will have messages for all of those people who we have mobile phones for," Dr Coleman said.
"But the intention will be, is that, people will be released who would not be required to quarantine moving forward under the new rules."
ACT health authorities have been reluctant to mandate different rules for vaccinated and unvaccinated people as restrictions have been eased.
However, Dr Coleman said it was appropriate when it came to individual level public health directions, such as quarantine.
What else is changing?
Mr Barr confirmed planned changes would go ahead from Friday. The changes include the maximum household visitor limit will double, to 10. Outdoor gatherings increase to 30.
He said capacity limits for outdoor licenced venues, cafes and restaurants will also increase, and restrictions on gyms, swimming pools, places of worship and libraries will be eased.
Community sport will be able to recommence.
"From Friday, face masks will no longer be mandatory outdoors," Mr Barr said.
Health Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith said visitor rules for Canberra's hospital will also be relaxed, with one visitor per patient per day.
"I know that this is still pretty strict but it will absolutely be a relief for many who wish to be able to visit family and friends more easily in the hospital," she said.
It came as the ACT recorded 10 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.
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