Today marks a state-wide reopening and relaxing of restrictions now that the target of 70% double dose vaccination has been met.
Staff with 1 dose of a COVID-19 vaccine can continue to work from today but must be fully vaccinated by 1 November to stay on the job.
Density limits of 1 person per 4 square metres for all indoor areas and 1 person per 2 square metres for outdoor areas apply to some activities.
· Masks are required for all staff and customers in all indoor settings (except children under 12).
· Masks are not required outdoor.
VISITING FRIENDS/FAMILY: Unvaccinated people are only allowed to be in groups of 2 people outdoors.
· Up to 10 visitors allowed inside your home and outdoor gatherings of 30 people are permitted.
SHOPPING/PERSONAL SERVICES: Non-critical retail via Click and Collect only for non-fully vaccinated.
· Personal services (hair, spa, beauty, nail, massage) reopen with density limit of up to 5 clients.
HOSPITALITY: Take away only for non-fully vaccinated.
· Density limit for up to 20 people per booking.
· No singing unless you are a performer.
· Indoor drinking = seated.
· Outdoor drinking = seated and standing.
· Dancing indoors not permitted (except at weddings).
EVENTS: No attendance permitted for non-fully vaccinated.
· Stadiums reopen with density limit for up to 5000 fully vaccinated people.
· Cinemas have a density limit of 75% seated capacity.
· Outdoor ticket events permitted with 500 people density limits.
· Amusement and clubs remain closed.
WEDDINGS AND RELGIOUS SERVICES:
· 100 people allowed (5 for non-fully vaccinated).
· 100 people allowed for funerals (10 for non-fully vaccinated).
· Places of worship have density limits, with only 10 fully vaccinated people allowed to sing.
TRAVEL: Non-fully vaccinated people can only drive with members of their household.
· Travel to and from regional NSW to Sydney is NOT permitted.
· Travel between regional LGA’s IS permitted.
· Caravan parks and camping grounds are open for people who are and are not fully vaccinated.
When the state reaches 80% double dose vaccination later this month, new rules will come into play again with more restrictions eased.
Once 1 December rolls around, more easing can be expected and non-fully vaccinated people will have more freedoms.