The 3-Step Plan to a COVIDSafe Australiamaps out a pathway states and territories can take to ease restrictions in the coming months, depending on their circumstances. See our privacy policy for more information. All attendees need to provide their name and contact details so they can be contact traced if necessary. Catch up on SBS On Demand. Here's everything you need to know. All other provisions of Proclamations 20-66, et seq., and 20-74, et seq., including all SBS acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia. New South Wales is set to dramatically relax COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings and group bookings in the lead up to Christmas. Photography: Alana Dimou Up to 50 people are permitted on an indoor dance floor or … Restrictions at weddings, funerals and religious services will be eased and certain clubs could welcome as many as 500 people in NSW from Monday. NSW is easing a raft of restrictions with its "four square metre" social distancing rule changing to two square metres, while stadiums and outdoor theatres will be allowed to … What will Australia's fire and flood evacuations look like in the middle of a pandemic? What are the COVID-19 wedding restrictions in NSW right now? Today's announcement of fresh restrictions will tighten movements of people at venues and public gatherings as NSW enters what officials are calling "COVID normal". People are also advised to wear masks in public. The state on Wednesday recorded its 25th consecutive day without a local COVID-19 case, while six cases were uncovered in hotel quarantine. The rules currently state just 20 people can attend a wedding in New South Wales - an increase from just five (including the bride and groom) at the height of the pandemic. “It could actually be safer to go to a restaurant or a hotel … which is COVID-safe to have your Christmas lunch than indoors in a confined space.”. Standing Room at the Pub and Wedding Dance Floors Are Back: NSW’s Coronavirus Restrictions Will Ease Again on Monday Capacities will also double at cafes, restaurants and bars across the state. Standing Room at the Pub and Wedding Dance Floors Are Back: NSW’s Coronavirus Restrictions Will Ease Again on Monday Capacities will also double at cafes, restaurants and bars across the state. Premier Gladys Berejiklian unveiled the changes on Monday, saying they would “provide a big boost to our hospitality venues”. While weddings will be allowed to have 300 guest from the start of next month, BoxGrove co-owner Benjamin Fry said the venue is waiting for restrictions on dancing to be lifted. Watch SBS World News live daily at 6:30pm on TV and on our app. As of 16 October, socially distanced weddings of up to 150 people (1 person per 4sqm) are allowed and may only be hosted at a COVID-safe venue with no more than 10 people per table and seated food and beverage service only. NSW enters what officials call "COVID normal" with the Government announcing a string of new restrictions from next week. People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 metres away from others. Residents in metropolitan Melbourne are subject to stay-at-home orders and can only leave home for essential work, study, exercise or care responsibilities. The COVID-19 restrictions with reference to weddings in Victoria have been greatly eased. National Nine News Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. Please select the editions you would like to sign up to. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will continue to ease COVID-19 restrictions as of Monday December 7. This comes as a happy surprise for our Sydney Artists here at Event Entertainers, who, after many long months with heavy Covid Restrictions, are now starting to see restrictions ease. The NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced new restrictions on weddings, funerals and venues that will take action on July 24. Starting December 1, up to 50 people will be allowed to visit a private residence – as long as the gathering involves an outdoor area such as a backyard or balcony. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a major easing of restrictions ahead of the summer holidays, including allowing people to drink while standing up outdoors in pubs. ... Parents allowed inside NSW schools for drop off, but not everyone is happy. We know what the high-risk activities are.". News and information is available in 63 languages at sbs.com.au/coronavirus, Sydney's Northern Beaches cluster grows by 15 new cases days before Christmas, Victoria set to release long-awaited hotel quarantine bungle report, Travel restrictions are changing after Sydney's coronavirus outbreak. The NSW Government has eased a range of restrictions from 7 December 2020. Below is the most up-to-date list of wedding restrictions straight from the NSW Government site. Corporate events can have up to 300 people as well, at any hospitality venue, complying with the four sqm rule. NSW to ease restrictions around weddings, schools New South Wales is preparing to further ease restrictions around weddings, community sport and schools as … Although the cap will remain at 20 guests for now, Ms Berejiklian said the official NSW Health recommendation will be to encourage people to choose to limit gatherings to "the safe number" of 10 people. Here's everything you need to know Several restrictions on schools will be relaxed in term four, and parents will also have more freedom to watch their children play sport, NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell said. Only one case was diagnosed up to 8pm on Wednesday – a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. From Monday the one person per two-square-metres rule will prevail at all indoor venues including for hospitality, retail and places of worship. Weddings can go ahead in NSW with an attendee cap of 150, but only the happy couple are permitted on the dancefloor. Generally, the number of people allowed on premises will be determined by the 'one person per 2 square metre … What are the COVID-19 wedding restrictions in NSW right now? "I can be … Source: Getty, NSW tightens rules for venues, weddings and funerals amid concerns about coronavirus community transmission, Daniel Andrews warns against exercise 'day trips' across Melbourne as coronavirus cases skyrocket. From December 7, the maximum capacity cap will be removed for weddings, as well as funerals, bookings at hospitality venues, regional agriculture shows, corporate events and religious services. The maximum number of people allowed at a wedding in NSW will only be subject to the two-square-metre rule, from next week. NSW is easing a raft of restrictions with its "four square metre" social distancing rule changing to two square metres, while stadiums and outdoor theatres will be allowed to operate at 100 per cent capacity. Bridal parties of up to 20 people will be allowed to dance at weddings as NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian eases coronavirus restrictions around weddings, schools and community sport. Sign up now for the latest news from Australia and around the world direct to your inbox. Weddings were given a go-ahead with restrictions like a four-square-meter rule firmly in place. However, funerals and church services will have a stricter limit of 100 attendees. Despite NSW being hailed as Australia's "gold standard" for coronavirus suppression this week, the state has no timeframe for when dancing will be allowed. Previously 10 people were allowed per booking. Coronavirus: NSW restrictions to ease further; pub, wedding caps increase. Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced New South Wales will see a further easing of restrictions on social gatherings and hospitality venues from December 1. NSW coronavirus restrictions will be partially lifted to allow limited visiting This article is more than 4 months old. "This is to give us every opportunity to keep NSW as open as possible," Ms Berejiklian said, adding that the state remains on "high alert". Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts. As NSW continues to record a small but steady growth of COVID-19 cases, the state is set to tighten restrictions on "higher risk" activities from next Friday. Check your state’s restrictions on gathering limits. Although many of our bands will still be … "We ask people to be thoughtful about who they welcome, how many they welcome and especially protect those most vulnerable," she said. 19/10/2020. Dancing at a wedding: Capacity on dancefloors must not exceed a maximum of 50 people indoors or 500 people outdoors. Receptions and ceremonies cannot be more than … Last Wednesday, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) fired a warning shot against the threat of wedding receptions in Ohio, issuing a statement blaming them for “the rampant spread of the virus.” As NSW continues to record a small but steady growth of COVID-19 cases, the state is set to tighten restrictions on "higher risk" activities from next Friday. You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream. Couples are keen to say 'I do' after coronavirus restrictions were eased in July. As of 7 December, the following restrictions have changed: There will no longer be an upper limit on the number of people at corporate events, weddings, funerals, religious services. Wedding service: Capacity must not exceed one attendee per 2 square metres of publicly accessible space. “Mingling” is still not allowed, she stressed, and all guests must be seated. From next Friday July 24, the maximum number of people at weddings and corporate events has been reduced to just 150 people, subject to the four-square-metre rule. NSW is easing a raft of restrictions with its "four square metre" social distancing rule changing to two square metres, while stadiums and outdoor theatres will be allowed to … 12:29AM September 25, 2020 The NSW Government will relax restrictions around weddings, school and community sport after the state announced its third day without community transmission of coronavirus. In NSW, restrictions eased on Monday to allow 100 people to gather outdoors in line with Victoria, while up to 5000 people can attend outdoor events that are fenced, ticketed and seated. And these measures will reduce the risk of that community transmission getting out of control. Limits on outdoor dining were also relaxed, allowing one patron per two square metres, with venues obliged to use an electronic QR code to record contact details. Updated 17/07/2020 According to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, that means "no dancing, no singing, no mingling". 19/10/2020. Caps on the number of people allowed at hospitality venues will be lifted, and there is no limit to the number of people allowed at weddings or funerals. Entertainment facilities, such as theatres, cinemas, music halls, concert halls and dance halls. news; NSW; Sydney Grammar students hold ‘wedding’ to beat COVID party restrictions. The Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 contains directions on gatherings, and the number of persons allowed on non-residential and residential premises. Couples are keen to say 'I do' after coronavirus restrictions were eased in July. Part of the service is seated, part of it might be at a burial place.". We love feedback: help us improve by rating the app and sharing your suggestions at apps@sbs.com.au. Ms Berejiklian said it would be up to people to make their own decisions on whether to postpone weddings or to proceed and abide by the restrictions. National Nine News Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. Photography: Alana Dimou The number of guests allowed at weddings has been increased to 300 from 150, from December 1. Black voters' mail-in ballots being rejected at higher rate. WEDDING RESTRICTIONS AROUND AUSTRALIA • In NSW a maximum of 150 people are permitted to attend a wedding and must adhere to the 4sq m rule. The NSW Government announced this morning that Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings in private homes and hospitality venues will be further relaxed in the lead-up to Christmas. We use cookies in order to personalise your experience and improve our services. In a decision by the state government that was “heavily influenced” by the industry, crowds of 500 people could be accommodated in certain venues with multiple dining areas. On top of the NSW restrictions easing right before the AFL and NRL grand finals this weekend, Gladys has revealed that weddings held after December 1 will be able to … The NSW Premier has announced new restrictions to be reimposed on large indoor gatherings, limiting attendance. “This is good news to allow people to prepare for Christmas, and the celebrations over summer,” the Premier said. NSW restrictions are set to ease ahead of the weekend, with gatherings of up to 30 people allowed in restaurants, pubs, and outdoors. The restrictions come as the number of virus cases continue to climb in NSW with 19 new cases reported on Thursday. Updated 14 December 2020 (Source: healthdirect.gov.au). Very large text size NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a major easing of restrictions ahead of the summer holidays, including allowing people to drink while standing up outdoors in pubs. NSW Premier Gladys Berejikilian announced earlier today that NSW Covid Restrictions have been eased: up to 20 wedding party on the dancefloor are now allowed.. Group bookings at hospitality … Limits are being reimposed on indoor mass gatherings, affecting indoor hospitality venues, weddings, funerals and places of worship. Weddings: There are no maximum caps on the numbers of attendees at weddings, whether held indoors or outdoors. If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, stay home and arrange a test by calling your doctor or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080. The maximum cap will be 150 people, with attendees to be "completely seated, no dancing, no singing, no mingling". By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. ", 8 new cases of #COVID19 have been diagnosed in NSW between 8pm on 15 July and 8pm on 16 July. Wedding and Funerals: Ceremonies are limited to a total of no more than 30 people. Tourism and venue operators have welcomed another easing of coronavirus health restrictions for schools and weddings in NSW. Other business owners, such as the head of one of Sydney’s largest wedding venue chains has pledged to reopen “to any numbers” and break restrictions, after seeing eased restrictions … Amusement centres, such as places to play billiards, pool, pinball machines or video games. Weddings will be affected by the new rules. If your wedding is at a private residence the same rules apply if you are on acreage. NEW SOUTH WALES (as of Monday 7th of December) Venue caps have been removed. Now she has three. 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