How many people are allowed
Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
|Community centres and halls||Maximum capacity summary|
|Attendance||One visitor per 4 square metres of space (excluding staff). Children count towards the capacity limit.|
|Gatherings with specific limits||
Weddings: 150 guests, or one guest per 4 square metres for a wedding service, whichever is less. Children count towards the capacity limit.
Funerals, memorial services and gatherings after such events: 100 attendees, or one attendee per 4 square metres. Children count towards the capacity limit.
Corporate events: 300 people or one person per 4 square metres of space (excluding staff), whichever is less. Children count towards the capacity limit.
|Group activities||A maximum of 20 participants, plus the instructor or facilitator and any assistants, at any group activity such as yoga classes or group counselling sessions, in a space that complies with one person per 4 square metres.|
COVID-19 Safety Plans are mandatory
Under Public Health Orders all community centres and halls must complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Community centres and halls should also consider the benefits of registering as COVID Safe.
Complete the plan in consultation with staff, then share it with them.
Keep your plan up to date
You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes.
You will need to have an up to date plan at your premises at all times and be able to show it to an authorised officer if requested.
Your COVID-19 Safety Plan
You can either:
- use the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan to address the checklist of matters for community centres and halls
- keep using your existing plan, if you have one, after making sure it includes all the items in the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Things to note:
- If you complete the plan online it will take 30 to 45 minutes and must be completed in one session.
- You may need to review current NSW Health guidance on the following areas before completing your plan:
Register as a COVID Safe business
If you've completed your COVID-19 Safety Plan, you can register your business as COVID Safe.
Last updated: 21 October 2020