As NSW reopens, people aged 16 and over will only be permitted to enter certain venues or settings if they are fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption. In some venues, children under 16 will have to be accompanied by a fully vaccinated member of their household to enter.
There are public health orders in place that require a person to be vaccinated in certain indoor areas and public outdoor gatherings in NSW, unless an exemption applies.
If the occupier of the premises believes that a person does not have a valid exemption, the occupier can ask the person to leave the premises. If the person refuses, the occupier of the premises can notify the police.
It is a legal requirement to wear a mask in Hospitality venues. If a person refuses to wear a face mask at a premise, the occupier of the premises may refuse entry to that person. It is a matter for the occupier of each premises to exercise judgement on what is appropriate for their premises and for the well-being of their staff and customers.
A person may remove their mask if they are:
COVID Safe check-in
for hospitality venues
Under COVID safety laws we must ensure all staff, contractors and customers check-in using the NSW Government QR code.
Why is check-in important?
Check-in allows NSW Health to quickly contact anyone who may have been exposed to COVID-19 at your business.
This minimises the spread of COVID-19 and protects the health of your staff and customers and their friends and families.
It also protects our business, by reducing the need for tighter restrictions and lockdowns.
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