COVID-19 Restrictions extended in NSW

Published: 26 Jun 2021 

 Released by: The Premier, Minister for Health and Medical Research

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, current stay-at-home orders will be extended across all of Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong from 6pm today (26 June) until 11.59pm Friday, 9 July.

In all other parts of NSW the following restrictions will apply: 

  • People who have been in the Greater Sydney region (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong) on or after June 21 should follow the stay-at-home orders for a period of 14 days after they left Greater Sydney. 
  • Visitors to households will be limited to 5 guests – including children;
  • Masks will be compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces, and at organised outdoor events;
  • Drinking while standing at indoor venues will not be allowed;
  • Singing by audiences and choirs at indoor venues or by congregants at indoor places of worship will not be allowed;
  • Dancing will not be allowed at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs however, dancing is allowed at weddings for the wedding party only (no more than 20 people); 
  • Dance and gym classes limited to 20 per class (masks must be worn);
  • The one person per four square metre rule will be re-introduced for all indoor and outdoor settings, including weddings and funerals;
  • Outdoor seated, ticketed events will be limited to 50 per cent seated capacity;

We have always indicated we will not hesitate to go further with restrictions to protect the people of NSW. 

We understand this is a difficult time for everyone, however we need to take these steps now to get on top of this outbreak.

People across NSW should only enter Greater Sydney for essential purposes. 

This is the link va Service NSW

https://www.nsw.gov.au/media-releases/covid-19-restrictions-extended-nsw

Regards

Bruce Carle

Treasurer

Grafton U3A Inc.

0409 225 536

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