NSW & ACT

NEW SOUTH WALES

Operating Status

 

Stadia - Admission to the premises is by way of ticket and each person has been assigned into a seating area. The total number of persons up to 50% of the capacity of the premises or 20,000 persons. All venues must have COVIDSafe Plans. 

Arenas - 4sqm per person 

Convention Centres - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 300 patrons

Theatres - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 1000 patrons

Live Music Venues - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 1000 patrons

Festivals/Greenfields - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 500 patrons

  • Crowds recently returned to live sporting events, raised to 50% capacity (01/10/20)

  • COVIDSafe Manager required for venues of over 250. Increased contact tracing requirements. All venues must complete a COVID-19 safety plan, register as a COVIDSafe business and then display signage that it is a COVIDSafe business

  • NSW announces outdoor events can welcome up to 500 people (13/10/20)

Travel Restrictions

  • Borders open, excluding Victoria

State Government

  • NSW Gov Toolkit: What to do if your business is linked to a case of Covid-19. READ HERE

  • NSW Gov Toolkit: Three Types of Public Health Alerts. READ HERE

  • Service NSW - COVID-19 help for small businesses HOMEPAGE

  • Create NSW - Country Arts Support Program: CLICK HERE

  • TAFE NSW offers 13 new fee-free courses: DETAILS HERE

Local Government

  • Ballina Shire Council Festival and Event Funding Now Open for 2021/22 - DETAILS HERE

  • City of Sydney Case Info, Locations & News: CLICK HERE

  • City of Sydney Business Support Grant: CLICK HERE

  • City of Sydney Cultural and Business Funding ROUND 2 - CLICK HERE HERE

 

Other

 

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY

Operating Status

Stadia - 4sqm per patron and a maximum capacity of 1,500 per game (as of 04/07/20)

Arenas - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 100

Convention Centres - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 100

Theatres - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 100

Live Music Venues - 4sqm per person and a maximum capacity of 100

Festivals/Greenfields - No advice on the timeline to operate 

Travel Restrictions

  • Borders open, excluding Victoria

State Government Relief/Stimulus

Other

  • Music ACT Resources and Grant Application support: CLICK HERE

Australian Festival Association
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