NSW Government COVID-19 Restrictions

by Louise Magee on June 10, 2020

Last updated 10 June 2020

This afternoon the NSW Government has released a series of COVIDSafe Plans for gyms, sports and recreation venues to help you create and maintain a safe environment for workers and visitors in the lead up the easing of restrictions from 13 June 2020.

Under NSW Public Health Orders, venues must have a COVID-19 Safety Plan for how they will keep participants, volunteers and workers safe.

To open your business to the public from 13 June 2020, you can either:

The NSW Government is yet to formally issue a Public Health Order easing restrictions and permitting more venues to reopen. The above documents, however, provide some indication as to the requirements that will need to be met and allow operators to start working towards reopening their venues.

Public Health Orders notifying of current restrictions are available via the NSW Government website:


National Cabinet's 3-Step Framework for a Covidsafe Australia


Additional Resources

National Coronavirus Health Information Hotline:
1800 020 080

National COVID-19 Coordination Commission:
Planning tool to help businesses reopen and be COVIDSafe

New South Wales Government Website:

New South Wales Health Website:

Australian Government Department of Health:

Safe Work Australia COVID-19 Resource Kit:

Community Aquatic, Recreation and Sports Industry COVID – 19 Industry Reopening Framework:
Download Here

Guidelines for Safe Pool Operation, Managing the Risk of COVID-19 in Aquatic Facilities: