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Retail and grocery

Resources and guidance on how to complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan, register and stay in business.

How many people are allowed

Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan.

 

Retail and grocery stores Maximum capacity summary
Attendance

Capacity must not exceed one customer per 4 square metres of publicly accessible space in in indoor areas in Greater Sydney and one person per 2 square metres in other regions (except for supermarkets, markets that mainly sell food, or grocery stores).

Note: ‘Greater Sydney’ means Greater Sydney as defined by the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020.

COVID-19 Safety Plans and COVID Safe registration

Having a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place will help minimise risk of transmission of COVID-19 on your premises.

Retail and grocery businesses should also consider the benefits of registering as COVID Safe.

Complete the plan in consultation with your workers, 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.


Your COVID-19 Safety Plan

You can either:

  • use the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan to address the checklist of matters for retail and grocery
  • keep using your existing plan, if you have one, after making sure it includes all the items in the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan

 

Things to note:


Register as a COVID Safe business

If you've completed your COVID-19 Safety Plan, you can register as COVID Safe.

Register as a COVID Safe business


 

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