Thursday 7 October 2021

The NSW Government have announced that the 70 percent double dose vaccination target has been reached and certain restrictions will ease for fully vaccinated adults from next Monday 11 October.

Read the Premier’s statement here >

The NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, announced today that new changes have been made to the 70 percent roadmap.

These include:

  • Up to 10 visitors allowed in a home (previously five)
  • Up to 30 people allowed to gather outdoors (previously 20)
  • Up to 100 people allowed at weddings and funerals (previously 50).

Changes to the 80 percent roadmap include:

  • Up to 20 visitors allowed in a home (previously 10)
  • Up to 50 people allowed to gather outdoors (previously 20)
  • Masks no longer required to be worn in office buildings.

All roadmap freedoms at 70 and 80 percent will continue to be for fully vaccinated people only.

Contact tracing and isolation rules
NSW Health have released updated advice for individuals and businesses regarding testing, isolation and contact tracing. This advice may be updated by NSW Health as case numbers and evidence change. 

NSW Health contact tracing and isolation rules >

NSW Health contact tracing and isolation rules for businesses >

COVID-19 vaccination proof and compliance
NSW Health have released information on how to prove your vaccination status and what settings require this proof.

NSW Health proof of COVID-19 vaccination >

Information for businesses on vaccinations and compliance
Businesses are required to follow compliance obligations in order to reopen to customers in a COVIDSafe way. There are key considerations for businesses around vaccination of staff and customers.

NSW Health Business vaccination compliance and obligations >

NSW Health COVID-19 vaccinations and your business >

JobSaver payments
The NSW Government have announced that from the week commencing 10 October, JobSaver payments will be tapered from 40 percent to 30 percent of payroll.

After NSW has reached 80 percent double vaccination, JobSaver payments will be tapered by a further 50 percent, with businesses receiving payments of 15 percent of their payroll. The scheme will end on 30 November.

NSW Government JobSaver FAQs >

Contact risk assessment
NSW Health have provided guidance on contact risk assessment for community and workplace settings. The guidance should be used by NSW Health staff, businesses and members of the public to guide assessment and management of situations where an infectious case has attended a community or workplace setting.

Contact risk assessment for community and workplace settings >

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

Stay safe and please contact AMIC if you have any questions, we are here to help.