Police spoke with the driver, who allegedly declared his intention to cross into NSW despite not having a valid exemption.
Police allege the man was given several opportunities to comply with police directions, which he refused.
The man’s wife and three children complied with police direction and returned to Victoria.
The 34-year-old Barnawartha man was arrested and taken to Albury Police Station, where he was charged with not comply with noticed direction - COVID-19.
He was refused bail and is due to appear in Albury Local Court tomorrow (Thursday 9 July 2020).
The public is reminded it is an offence to enter NSW from Victoria without a valid exemption.
Since midnight, more than 50,000 vehicles have crossed the border from Victoria into NSW.