1 December Roadmap

27 Sep 2021 covid_19

On Wednesday 1 December 2021, the following settings will apply to all NSW citizens, regardless of their vaccination status:

Gatherings in the home and outdoor public spaces

  • No limit on the number of visitors to a home
  • Density will shift to one person per 2 sqm for indoor and outdoor settings
  • No limit on the number of people who can attend informal outdoor gatherings
  • COVID Safe plan required for outdoor events with more than 1,000 people
  • Community sport permitted for all people.

Venues including hospitality, retail stores and gyms

  • Retail stores can operate at one person per 2 sqm
  • Personal services such as hairdressers, spa, nail, beauty, waxing, tattoo and massage can operate with one person per 2 sqm
  • Hospitality venues can operate with one person per 2 sqm inside and outside, with no seating required for eating and drinking
  • Gyms and indoor recreation facilities, including indoor pools, can operate with one person per 2 sqm (uncapped)
  • Intimate services can open with one person per 4 sqm

Major outdoor recreation facilities

  • Major recreation outdoor facilities including stadiums, racecourses, theme parks and zoos can operate with one person per 2 sqm.

Entertainment, information and education facilities

  • Entertainment facilities (including cinemas, theatres, music halls) can operate with one person per 2 sqm
  • Information and education facilities (including libraries, museums and galleries) can operate with one person per 2 sqm
  • Amusement centres and nightclubs can open with one person per 4 sqm.

Working from home

  • Working from home will be at employer’s discretion.

Education

  • All year groups return to face-to-face learning.

Weddings, funerals and places of worship

  • One person per 2 sqm for weddings with dancing permitted and eating and drinking allowed while standing
  • One person per 2 sqm for funerals
  • Churches and places of worship can operate with one person per 2 sqm, with singing permitted.

Travel

  • Domestic travel, including trips between Greater Sydney and Regional NSW
  • Caravan parks and camping grounds can operate
  • Carpooling is permitted
  • Quarantine settings for vaccinated arrivals will be altered. A cap on unvaccinated travellers may remain.

Masks

  • Masks wearing will be mandatory while travelling on public transport, on planes and at airports, and for front-of-house hospitality workers
  • Mask wearing is not required when outdoors.

For further information about the Reopening NSW roadmap, go to
www.nsw.gov.au/COVID-19.

Whilst we are on the homeward stretch, mental health and financial support is available.

Please see the below links for assistance: