Wednesday 29 September 2021

The NSW Government released The Roadmap to Recovery – Reopening NSW this week, which outlines the easing of restrictions for the community at the 80 percent double dose vaccination target.

NSW Premier’s statement >

The Roadmap to Recovery >

From the Monday after NSW hits the 80 percent (aged 16 and over) double dose vaccination target, eased restrictions will allow those who are fully vaccinated to:

  • Have up to 10 people visit their home
  • Participate in community sport
  • Access hospitality venues (where drinking while standing up will be allowed indoors). All premises will operate at 1 person per 4sqm indoors, and 1 person per 2sqm outdoors
  • Remove the limit of fully vaccinated guests for weddings and funerals, and remove customer caps for personal services such as hairdressers.

Adjustments have been made to the 70 percent roadmap which include regional travel will now not be allowed until 80 percent target is reached (fully vaccinated only), and a booking cap has been introduced for hospitality venues of 20 people per booking.

COVID-19 risk assessment matrix 
NSW Health have released a new COVID-19 risk assessment matrix for businesses to use when a positive COVID-19 case is identified.

Businesses are encouraged to use this general guidance to self-assess and identify close and casual contacts within the workplace. Specific risk assessment by NSW Health may be required in some circumstances.

COVID-19 risk assessment matrix >

Travel permits extended 
Service NSW has advised that the travel permit date has been extended to allow people to apply for permits until Sunday 31 October.

Permits will be automatically extended for those ending between 30 September to 31 October. You do not need to reapply to extend your permit, but if your reasons for travel change, you will need a new permit.

Click here for more information on travel permits >

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.