These moves, according to an ESPNcricinfo report, included a charter flight specifically to transport all players and staff from the Adelaide Strikers to a training camp in Coffs Harbour.
"They do not want a second wave here and they're prepared to do whatever it takes".
Cricket Australia on Tuesday informed that it remains committed to host the first Test of the upcoming four-match series against India in Adelaide despite the recent Covid-19 outbreak in South Australia.
Nick Hockley, CA's interim CEO, said the steps were taken to ensure the summer schedule would not be compromised by the new border restrictions by the states. He replaces Kane Richardson, who has withdrawn to be with his wife and their newborn son.
But players from Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania - who have been forced to self-isolate as per their states' rules regarding anybody who recently travelled from Adelaide - touched down in Sydney long before their planned arrival on Sunday.
"I would also like to thank the various leadership groups across Australian cricket for coming together over the past 48 hours and taking quick, decisive action - made possible by thorough, cross-department contingency planning". After that, the two teams will compete against each other for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, beginning with the day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval from December 17.
Paine and other high-profile teammates were part of the Sheffield Shield hub in Adelaide, which wrapped up last week. Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory are reintroducing quarantine measures on South Australian residents.
At this stage there is no suggestion that Adelaide's pink-ball Test could be shifted away from the city, but that could easily change if the COVID-19 outbreaks grows.
The number of cases linked to the Parafield cluster climbed to 20 on Tuesday.
CA has said its exploring all options to make sure the tour goes ahead as per the original plan.
"Players and staff from Western Australia, Tasmania, and Queensland who are part of the Australian men's One-day worldwide and Twenty20 global squads are traveling to Sydney today [Tuesday] to commence their preparation for both series".
The Australian state of South Australia reported 14 new coronavirus cases today from three cases the previous day, which prompted a neighbouring state to reimpose border controls and the federal government to offer help.