NSW coronavirus restrictions will be partially lifted to allow limited visiting This article is more than 4 months old. 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. What will Australia's fire and flood evacuations look like in the middle of a pandemic? 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. Amusement centres, such as places to play billiards, pool, pinball machines or video games. Restrictions at weddings, funerals and religious services will be eased and certain clubs could welcome as many as 500 people in NSW from Monday. Those showing symptoms - such as cough, fever, sore throat, loss of smell or taste - are being urged to get tested and stay home. "These measures are to protect NSW, to reduce the risk. You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 2GB content and other benefits. "We ask people to be thoughtful about who they welcome, how many they welcome and especially protect those most vulnerable," she said. 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. You must complete and register a COVID-19 Safety Plan for your event. Follow SBS News to join in the conversation and never miss the latest live updates. Coronavirus restrictions in NSW to be eased for wedding, funerals and religious services 28/05/2020. The NSW Premier has announced new restrictions to be reimposed on large indoor gatherings, limiting attendance. Photography: Alana Dimou A wedding or a gathering following a wedding service, subject to the 2 square metre rule outdoors. Catch up on SBS On Demand. Group bookings at hospitality … 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. You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream. NSW; Wedding and gathering restrictions eased.. Wedding and Funerals: Ceremonies are limited to a total of no more than 30 people. What are the COVID-19 wedding restrictions in NSW right now? 19/10/2020. UPDATED WEDDING RESTRICTIONS The new rule in NSW Australia is for a *1 person per 4 square metre permission across all wedding day ceremony and reception activations and this is now capped at 150 regardless of the size and capacity of the venue. 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. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will continue to ease COVID-19 restrictions as of Monday December 7. Here's everything you need to know "The wedding - that is a different circumstance because they're seated for whole duration of the event, whereas funerals, depending on the religion and the ceremony, there are different aspects to the service. 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. 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. Tourism and venue operators have welcomed another easing of coronavirus health restrictions for schools and weddings in NSW. Download our free app on the App Store or Google Play for the latest headlines and breaking news alerts. NSW; Wedding and gathering restrictions eased.. news; NSW; Sydney Grammar students hold ‘wedding’ to beat COVID party restrictions. news; NSW; Coronavirus NSW: Weddings, junior sport restrictions eased. 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. 19/10/2020. Limits are being reimposed on indoor mass gatherings, affecting indoor hospitality venues, weddings, funerals and places of worship. Previously-announced restrictions on pubs and hotels - including a cap of 300 people, mandatory sign-ins and maximum group bookings of 10 people - will also be extended to all NSW hospitality venues, such as clubs and restaurants. By subscribing, you agree to SBS’s terms of service and privacy policy including receiving email updates from SBS. The number of guests allowed at weddings has been increased to 300 from 150, from December 1. Wedding and gathering restrictions eased in NSW. 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 … Please select the editions you would like to sign up to. You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream. Previously-announced restrictions on pubs and hotels - including a cap of 300 people, mandatory sign-ins and maximum group bookings of 10 people - will also be extended to all NSW hospitality venues, such as clubs and restaurants. NSW enters what officials call "COVID normal" with the Government announcing a string of new restrictions from next week. 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. The maximum number of people allowed at a wedding in NSW will only be subject to the two-square-metre rule, from next week. Weddings: There are no maximum caps on the numbers of attendees at weddings, whether held indoors or outdoors. We love feedback: help us improve by rating the app and sharing your suggestions at apps@sbs.com.au. All other provisions of Proclamations 20-66, et seq., and 20-74, et seq., including all 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.. 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. Wedding service: Capacity must not exceed one attendee per 2 square metres of publicly accessible space. Receptions and ceremonies cannot be more than … Residents in metropolitan Melbourne are subject to stay-at-home orders and can only leave home for essential work, study, exercise or care responsibilities. Group bookings at hospitality … What are the COVID-19 wedding restrictions in NSW right now? 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. The past weekend ushered in eased restrictions for NSW outdoor venues, with up to 500 people allowed to attend open-air concerts so long as they stay seated and four metres apart. However, funerals and church services will have a stricter limit of 100 attendees. Corporate events can have up to 300 people as well, at any hospitality venue, complying with the four sqm rule. ", 8 new cases of #COVID19 have been diagnosed in NSW between 8pm on 15 July and 8pm on 16 July. The COVID-19 restrictions with reference to weddings in Victoria have been greatly eased. New South Wales is preparing to further ease restrictions around weddings, community sport and schools as coronavirus numbers remain consistently low. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a "major easing" of coronavirus restrictions on the 25th day without any local cases in the state. People are also advised to wear masks in public. Entertainment facilities, such as theatres, cinemas, music halls, concert halls and dance halls. The NSW Government has eased a range of restrictions from 7 December 2020. The NSW Government has eased a range of restrictions from 7 December 2020. 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. The number of people at a wedding or a gathering following a wedding service is subject to the one person per 2 square metres rule. Coronavirus Victoria: marriage restrictions 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. These restrictions are also extended to the facilities in Proclamation 20-74, et seq. Coronavirus: NSW restrictions to ease further; pub, wedding caps increase. You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream. 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. From Monday the one person per two-square-metres rule will prevail at all indoor venues including for hospitality, retail and places of worship. Premises must comply with the ‘one person per 2 square metre rule’ and have an appropriate COVID-19 safety plan. 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. Bridal parties of up to 20 people will be allowed to dance at weddings after NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian eased a raft of coronavirus restrictions. National Nine News Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. Here's everything you need to know. “Mingling” is still not allowed, she stressed, and all guests must be seated. 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 … 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. "I can be … "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". Weddings can go ahead in NSW with an attendee cap of 150, but only the happy couple are permitted on the dancefloor. People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 metres away from others. We use cookies in order to personalise your experience and improve our services. The NSW Government will relax restrictions around weddings, school and community sport after the state announced its third day without community transmission of coronavirus. Each state and territory will move forward at their own pace. Ask Amazon Alexa for the latest SBS News or listen to SBS Radio. Under the new restrictions, wedding and funeral receptions will be allowed at limited capacities. Below is the most up-to-date list of wedding restrictions straight from the NSW Government site. We will be updating this story in real time so you are armed with the correct information. Most importantly is that the 150 people must be seated. Black voters' mail-in ballots being rejected at higher rate. Photography: Alana Dimou NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has re-introduced some COVID-19 restrictions. The state on Wednesday recorded its 25th consecutive day without a local COVID-19 case, while six cases were uncovered in hotel quarantine. 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". Here's what you need to know, Christmas and New Year's Eve could be 'calamitous' without a Greater Sydney lockdown, experts say. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced New South Wales will see a further easing of restrictions on social gatherings and hospitality venues from December 1. 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. 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. NEW SOUTH WALES (as of Monday 7th of December) Venue caps have been removed. When Tara Jackson started planning her wedding 18 months ago, she imagined a big celebration with 120 guests. NSW to ease restrictions around weddings, schools New South Wales is preparing to further ease restrictions around weddings, community sport and schools as … Watch SBS World News live daily at 6:30pm on TV and on our app. 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. Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. ... Parents allowed inside NSW schools for drop off, but not everyone is happy. All attendees need to provide their name and contact details so they can be contact traced if necessary. Weddings were given a go-ahead with restrictions like a four-square-meter rule firmly in place. 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. Weddings will be affected by the new rules. Although many of our bands will still be … Updated 14 December 2020 (Source: healthdirect.gov.au). news; NSW; Sydney Grammar students hold ‘wedding’ to beat COVID party restrictions. Now she has three. Wedding and gathering restrictions eased in NSW. And these measures will reduce the risk of that community transmission getting out of control. 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. Only one case was diagnosed up to 8pm on Wednesday – a returned traveller in hotel quarantine. 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. Wedding guest lists will again be restricted and all indoor hospitality venues limited to bookings of no more than 10 per group under tough new restrictions in New South Wales. The NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced new restrictions on weddings, funerals and venues that will take action on July 24. The restrictions come as the number of virus cases continue to climb in NSW with 19 new cases reported on Thursday. 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. The maximum number of people allowed at a wedding in NSW will only be subject to the two-square-metre rule, from next week. The maximum cap will be 150 people, with attendees to be "completely seated, no dancing, no singing, no mingling". National Nine News Gladys Berejiklian has announced the further easing of restrictions for hospitality venues and weddings. 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. NSW to ease restrictions around weddings, schools New South Wales is preparing to further ease restrictions around weddings, community sport and schools as … SBS acknowledges the traditional owners of country throughout Australia. 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. Check your state’s restrictions on gathering limits. "We need to minimise the risk of activities that we know super spread the virus, those indoors activities we know act as a catalyst," NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said. restrictions to be eased from monday, december 7 in nsw Venues (including hospitality venues, retail and places of worship) 1 person per 2sqm, otherwise no maximum limit. 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. Ms Simpson also runs wedding fairs, and said she had now lost out on business for two seasons because of the coronavirus restrictions. Countries ban UK flights as Britain says new virus strain 'out of control', Donald Trump denies reports he touted invoking martial law to overturn failed election bid, Aid groups fear disease will spread in Fiji after super cyclone, Sister of man found dead at Villawood detention centre speaks out as vigil is held. Outdoor gatherings will also be raised from 20 to 30 people. According to NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, that means "no dancing, no singing, no mingling". Children count towards the capacity limit. 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. Outdoor gatherings will also stay at the limit of 20 "because we know the threat of spreading the virus outdoors is less", Ms Berejiklian said. NSW restrictions are set to ease ahead of the weekend, with gatherings of up to 30 people allowed in restaurants, pubs, and outdoors. 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