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As lockdown ends, these are the new restrictions in place

The new restrictions in South Australia, post lockdown.

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Overnight, South Australia’s lockdown period ended at midnight, and with most of SA business able to reopen today, updates have been made to the public activity restrictions in South Australia. Indoor play centres, recreation centres and amusement parks and arcades still cannot open.

The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 11) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Public Activities No 12) (COVID-19) Direction 2020. This new Direction came into effect as 12.01am on Sunday 22 November 2020.

The Direction provides updates after South Australia’s Stay at Home period.

The changes are minor and restrictions under the previous Direction largely apply. The following changes have been made to the Public Activities Direction in South Australia:

➡️ Gymnasiums, health clubs, fitness centres, yoga, barre and spin facilities, dance and pilates studios, boot camps and other personal training activities (indoors and outdoors) can operate.

➡️ Retail shopping hours will return to normal as of 12.01am on Sunday 22 November 2020. More details around festive season shopping hour extensions can be found here.

CONTINUED RESTRICTIONS

The following restrictions and provisions are in place and carried over from the previous Direction:

➡️ The 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies to all activities.

➡️ Dancing and drinking at a relevant licensed premises prohibited.

Public Activities

➡️ Gatherings
▪️Funeral- 50 people max
▪️Weddings- 150 people max
▪️Religious Ceremonies- 100 people max. Organisers must register all attendees with SA Health. Digital contact tracing record form – Weddings
▪️Private gatherings other than at a residence are capped at 50. Density requirements must be observed.
▪️Private residence- 10 people max regardless of age (unless more than 10 people permanently live at the house then they are permitted to stay)
▪️Caravan park- 10 people max per site
▪️All other holiday accommodation- 10 people max

➡️ Hospitality venues (pubs, clubs, restaurants) are capped at 100 people per venue, with no vertical (standing) consumption, indoor or outdoor. There is a maximum booking size of 10 people per group, with seated dining only.

➡️ Gymnasiums, health clubs, fitness centres, yoga, barre and spin facilities, dance and pilates studios, boot camps and other personal training activities (indoors and outdoors) can operate.

➡️ Indoor play centres, recreation centres and amusement parks and arcades cannot open.

➡️ Entertainment venues (including museums, cinemas, zoos, etc., see direction for more) are restricted to 1 person per 4sqm.

➡️ Personal Care (beauty salons, tattoo parlours, day spas, etc., see direction for more) must ensure employees wear PPE when providing services.

WORK FROM HOME, VULNERABLE PEOPLE, TRAVEL & MASKS

The SA Government has released updated COVID-19 advice due to the Parafield cluster. Please note the following are recommended but do not form part of a formal directive at this point in time. South Australian residents should work from home where possible.

➡️ Vulnerable people are advised to stay at home and avoid having visitors at the moment.

➡️ Unnecessary travel is discouraged.

➡️ South Australian residents should wear a mask when physical distancing of 1.5m cannot be observed, e.g. on public transport.

*Note- the information above only highlights the changes key made and does not reflect all requirements under the Public Activities No 12 Direction. Members of the public and Essential Travellers are encouraged to see the full direction for further information.

AGED CARE

The following changes have been made to the Residential Aged Care Direction in South Australia:

➡️ A prescribed authorised officer can declare a prescribed self-quarantine period in relation to an outbreak at a particular Residential Aged Care Facility if a single confirmed case of COVID-19 exists in a resident, staff member or frequent attendee of that facility.

➡️ Once the facility is declared as a prescribed Residential Aged Care Facility with a confirmed COVID-19 case a resident must not leave the premises unless for urgent medical or dental treatment, transfer to hospital, to another aged care facility with prior approval or in order to self-quarantine at another location with prior approval.

▪️If a resident leaves the facility to quarantine at another location they must remain quarantined and segregated from other people unless seeking care. A person who has close contact with the resident must also remain at the approved location and also quarantined and segregated from other people. Some close contact with a family member residing at the same premises is permitted to provide food and essential care. Close contact is deemed to be within 1.5 metres for 15 minutes or longer or in an enclosed space for 2 hours or more.

*Note- the information above only highlights the key changes made and does not reflect all requirements under the Residential Aged Care Facilities No 14.

Members of the public and Essential Travellers are encouraged to see the full direction for further information and contact their relevant Aged Care Provider.

BORDER RESTRICTIONS

The following change has been made to the Cross Border Travel Direction in South Australia:

➡️Commercial Transport and Freight Services operators are no longer required to produce to an authorized officer evidence of a COVID-19 test or test result relating to a test undertaken within the preceding 7 days and is not required or in future.

*Note- the information above only highlights the changes key made and does not reflect all requirements under the Cross Border Travel No 19 Direction. Members of the public and Essential Travellers are encouraged to see the full direction for further information.

HOW BUSINESSES ARE AFFECTED

Covid-Safe Plan

All businesses that conduct a Defined public activity must have a COVID-Safe Plan.

Some Defined public activities require a business to complete contact tracing records.

Covid Managment Plan

Some high-risk public activities require a COVID Management Plan, approved by SA Health.

All activities with an approved COVID Management Plan scheduled until 1 December are cancelled.

COVID Marshals

COVID Marshals are required across a number of industry sectors to ensure venue capacity, physical distancing and infection control requirements are met.

MORE INFO

All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations

If you require further information you can call the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19

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