Under the new rules, all gyms and fitness centres must:
- register and have a COVID Safety Plan
- have a dedicated COVID-19 Safe Hygiene Marshal on duty at all times.
Gyms and fitness centres must take all reasonable steps to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Businesses who fail to be compliant will risk facing a fine or venue closure.
Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said the extra measures are necessary to stop the spread of the virus.
"Without proper COVID safeguards, they may present a transmission risk and that is why we need operators to put their customers first by registering their COVID Safety Plan," Mr Dominello said.
“Whether it’s maintaining social distancing, cleaning equipment after use or making hand sanitiser available for customers, these dedicated COVID Safe Hygiene Marshals will play a pivotal role in keeping gyms safe and compliant."
Submit or update your business COVID-19 Safety Plan.
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