Covid-19 Community Update - Restrictions on Gatherings and Banned Activities

Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 1:53:25 PM


Directives from State and Commonwealth Government require stringent measures to limit the level of social contact within our community to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 infection.   Although many of these restrictions do not apply in our area, please be mindful of venues such as play centres. The following new restrictions apply:

    • Beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, nail salons and tattoo parlours
    • Amusement parks and arcades
    • Indoor and outdoor play centres
    • Hairdressers will be subject to distancing rules with 30 minute max appointments
    • Community and recreation centres, health clubs, fitness centres, yoga, barre, spin facilities, saunas, wellness centres, boot camps
    • Libraries
    • Brothels, massage parlours and sex on premises services
    • Personal training is limited to a maximum of 10 people
    • Social, sporting-based activities, swimming pools
    • Birthday parties and house parties
    • International travel
    • Weddings are limited to five people and funerals can go ahead with no more than 10 people with social distancing observed.
    • Galleries, museums, national institutions, historic sites, libraries, community centres, non-essential facilities, community facilities such as halls and PCYCs
    • Food courts in shopping centres will close but takeaway can continue
    • Auction houses and open inspections
    • Hotels, hostels, bed and breakfasts, campsites, caravan parks, and boarding houses will be a decision for each state and territory
    • Outdoor and indoor markets will be addressed specifically in individual states and territories
    • Cafes limited to takeaway, as announced on Sunday
    • Cinemas, nightclubs, casinos, gambling venues, adult entertainment venues, concert venues, stadiums as previously announced.

Where can I find up-to-date information?

Coronavirus Health Information Line 1800 020 080

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