NSW Health advice regarding singing and chanting
Group singing and chanting remains a high-risk activity for transmission of COVID-19 should someone involved be infected. To help mitigate this risk, NSW Health has provided advice regarding singing and chanting in indoor and outdoor settings.
How many people are allowed
Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
|Attendance at controlled outdoor events||Maximum capacity summary|
|Events where attendees are assigned to a seat||3,000 patrons, or one patron per 2 square metres, whichever is less.|
|Events without fixed seats where attendees are allocated to a designated seating area||3,000 patrons, or one patron per 4 square metres, whichever is less.|
COVID-19 Safety Plans are mandatory
Under Public Health Orders all controlled outdoor events must complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Complete the plan in consultation with staff, then share it with them.
The organisers of controlled outdoor events should also consider the benefits of registering as COVID Safe.
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 controlled outdoor events
- 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:
- Ensure COVID-19 Safety Plans are in place, where relevant, for:
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: 24 November 2020