Deniliquin Pastoral Times

What can we do?


Gatherings in the home and public spaces:

● Up to five visitors will be allowed in a home (not including children 12 and under).

● Up to 20 people can gather in outdoor settings.

Venues including hospitalit­y, retail stores and gyms:

● Hospitalit­y venues can reopen subject to one person per 4m2 inside and one person per 2m2 outside, with standing while drinking permitted outside.

● Retail stores can reopen under the one person per 4m2 rule.

● Personal services such as hairdresse­rs and nail salons can open with one person per 4m2, capped at five clients per premises.

● Gyms and indoor recreation facilities can open under the one person per 4m2 rule and can offer classes for up to 20 people.

● Sporting facilities including swimming pools can reopen.

Stadiums, theatres and major outdoor recreation facilities:

● Major recreation outdoor facilities including stadiums, racecourse­s, theme parks and zoos can reopen with one person per 4m2, capped at 5,000 people.

● Up to 500 people can attend ticketed and seated outdoor events.

● Indoor entertainm­ent and informatio­n facilities including cinemas, theatres, music halls, museums and galleries can reopen with one person per 4m2 or 75 per cent fixed seated capacity.

Weddings, funerals and places of worship:

● Up to 50 guests can attend weddings, with dancing permitted and eating and drinking only while seated.

● Up to 50 guests can attend funerals, with eating and drinking while seated.

● Churches and places of worship to open subject to one person per 4m2 rule, with no singing.


● Caravan parks and camping grounds can open.

● Carpooling will be permitted. Masks:

● Masks will remain mandatory for all indoor public venues, including public transport, front-of-house hospitalit­y, retail and business premises, on planes and at airports.

● Only hospitalit­y staff will be required to wear a mask when outdoors.

● Children aged under 12 will not need to wear a mask indoors.

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