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Level 1 restrictions

  • 1/4 density for indoor seated hospitality activities
  • 1/2 density for outdoor seated hospitality activities
  • 3/4 density for seated activities (not hospitality)
  • 1/2 density for non-seated activities (not hospitality)
  • No communal consumption facilities
  • 1/7 density (indoor fitness facilities) If fitness classes being held outdoors (1/2 density) LGA’s cannot charge a fee to fitness instructors for the use of public parks (unless a current contract is in existence).
  • Seated food and beverage consumption only for indoor defined public activities
  • COVID Management Plans required for events of more than 1,000 people
  • Shisha ban
  • Gathering at home cap: 10 (gatherings at residential premises, including residents of residential premises)
  • Masks for high risk settings
  • Masks for personal care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the personal care service)

Additional restrictions

  • Masks for health care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the health care service)
  • Masks for passenger transport services
  • Masks for indoor fitness facilities (except while exercising)
  • Masks for shared indoor public places (except bridal parties during ceremonies)
  • Restrictions on dancing and singing.

Note: An approved contact tracing system (QR code) is generated from a COVID Safe Plan.

Private activity

Private activity no longer permitted.  If held in a relevant venue, than venue rules apply for hospitality.

Private function

Private function no longer permitted.  If held in a relevant venue, than venue rules apply for hospitality.

Masks

Masks (covering the mouth and nose) are required in:

  • High risk settings
  • Personal care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the health care service)
  • Health care services (except for the person receiving the service, if necessary for the provision of the health care service)
  • Passenger transport services
  • Indoor fitness facilities (except while exercising)
  • Shared indoor public places (except bridal parties during ceremonies)

A requirement that a person wear a face mask does not apply to a person:

  • if they have a relevant medical condition, including problems with their breathing, a serious condition of the face, a disability or a mental health condition (Evidence of a relevant medical condition must be produced on request)
  • in circumstances where the ability to see the mouth is essential for communication, such as to enable communication by or with any patron who is deaf or hard of hearing
  • in circumstances where removal of the mask is lawfully required for identification purposes
  • when the person is eating or drinking
  • if the person is a child under 12 years of age
  • if the person is carrying out functions as an authorised worker and it is not possible to properly carry out those functions with a mask on.

High risk setting

High risk means each of the following:

  • a residential aged care facility
  • a disability care facility
  • a prison, correctional facility, training centre or other place of custody
  • a public or private hospital
  • health care services provided in any of the Aboriginal communities listed in Schedule 1 or any other Aboriginal community controlled health service.

Personal care

Personal care includes services such as hairdressers, barbershops, beauty salons, nail salons, tattoo parlours, and other premises at which beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, piercing, body modification services are provided, as well as wellness centres, day spas, massage parlours, saunas, and bathhouses.

Dancing

Dancing is only permitted in dance studios or for wedding couples. It is not permitted in licensed premises or at any other function.

Singing

Singing is permitted but when a person is singing indoors, they must wear a mask.

Exceptions include if:

  • the person is performing individually (not including a karaoke performer); or
  • the person is a member of a group of performers performing or rehearsing in the premises (not including karaoke performers or persons performing or rehearsing as part of a choir or chorus); or
  • the premises are an educational establishment; or
  • the person is undertaking or providing an individual lesson.
Page last updated: 10 January 2022