The 1 person per 2 square metre rule applies to indoor restricted businesses and activities, except for accommodation providers who must continue to abide by the 4 square metre rule in sleeping quarters
Up to 200 people can attend wedding ceremonies and funerals
Dancing is allowed in outdoor dance areas subject to the 1 person per 2 square metre rule
All guests can dance at weddings
Stadiums and indoor ticketed and seated venues capacity will increase from 75 per cent to 100 percent
When attending these events you are strongly encouraged to wear a mask when you are not sitting in your allocated seat and it is not possible to physically distance. This could include entering or exiting the venue, leaving your seat to go to the bathroom or purchasing food or drinks.
Outdoor events will be able to have 1500 attendees under a COVID Safe Event checklist
Local government libraries can run events like rhyme time and book club
Non-restricted businesses, activities, or undertakings such as a worksite or aged care facility canteen, cannot have a self-service buffet.
All restricted businesses can open, in line with the COVID Safe Framework.
All restricted businesses may now have one person per 2 square metres on their premises.
Businesses that have never been required to close (e.g. grocery stores) can continue to operate as they have been.
Note, physical distancing rules still apply. So wherever possible, people should remain 1.5 metres away from others.
For full details, read the official public health direction here
COVID Safe Framework
The COVID Safe Framework sets out what requirements businesses under the Direction must comply with. Depending on the type of business or event, these requirements will be different. Find out more about COVID Safe Business.
A range of businesses are required to collect contact information from staff and patrons for the purpose of contact tracing. Find out more about providing, collecting and storing contact information here.
We all have a part to play in keeping ourselves and others safe and to support businesses to operate safely, or expand their services.