Tuesday 31 August 2021

ACT will remain in lockdown for a further two weeks, until midnight on Friday 17 September.

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has announced that the ACT will remain in lockdown for a further two weeks, after 13 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the 24 hours to 8.00pm last night.

From 5pm Thursday 2 September, the following will be permitted:

  • One household (any size) or up to 5 people can gather outdoors for up to 2 hours for exercise or non-organised recreation
  • The number of people able to attend a funeral increased to no more than 20 people
  • The number of people able to attend a wedding increased to no more than 10 attendees
  • The recommencement of services that operate outdoors and where physical distancing can be maintained.

The six essential reasons to leave your house remain: 

  • To buy essential groceries and medicine
  • To access essential healthcare including in-home care
  • For essential work
  • To exercise outdoors for two hours per day in your region
  • To get a COVID-19 test
  • To get a COVID-19 vaccination.

Download COVID-Safe mask poster

To keep up to date, as and when updates are published, visit: ACT Government COVID-19 updates >

Please ensure your COVID-Safe plans and QR codes are in place, and contact AMIC if you have any questions, we are here to help.