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Returning citizens are not exempt from the new restrictions, which take effect on Sunday afternoon.
Travelers coming from low-risk countries will see their mandatory quarantine period reduced by a week.
Multiple states and territories have now imposed entry restrictions on travelers from Greater Brisbane.
Tourists already vaccinated against Covid-19 will be exempt from Thailand’s quarantine requirement.
But Victorians stranded abroad will still face strict caps on the number of travelers allowed in per week.
Authorities plan to relax entry restrictions after vaccinating nearly 60 percent of the island’s population.
Earlier reports of the ban on foreign visitors have been confirmed by organizers and the IOC.
The number of returning citizens and other travelers entering the country will be capped at just 1,500 per day.
Vaccinated travelers from the Lion City could potentially be given quarantine-free access by July or August.