NSW COVID update

by Nichole Edsall on June 23, 2021


Until 12:01am on Thursday 1 July 2021 you must wear a fitted face mask when you are in the specified indoor areas in the Greater Sydney and the Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas.

The indoor areas where a face mask must be worn are:

  • retail or business premises that provide goods or services to members of the public who attend the premises, including
    • supermarkets
    • shopping centres (excluding an indoor recreation facility in a shopping centre)
    • bank branches and post offices
    • hairdressing, nail, beauty, tanning and waxing salons
    • spas, tattoo parlours and massage parlours
  • betting agencies.
  • any part of a licensed premises that is used for the purposes of gaming, and gaming lounges.
  • entertainment facilities
  • places of public worship being used for public worship or religious services
  • residential aged care facilities.

You must wear a fitted face covering if you deal directly with members of the public.

Premises that are used for the purpose of providing health services are not retail or business premises.

Wearing a face mask in situations where you cannot physically distance (for example indoors at a public place) is strongly recommended.

You must wear a face mask in Greater Sydney and the Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas when you are using public transport.