Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020 (amended
2 January 2021) outlines the number of persons allowed on non-residential and residential premises, and details directions on gatherings
Premises must comply with the 'one person per 2 square metre rule' and have an appropriate COVID-19 Safety Plan.
The Order makes additional restrictions for the Greater Sydney Region (including the Blue Mountains, Central
Coast and Wollongong). Restrictions apply to a range of premises and activities in the Greater Sydney region, including:
Weddings, funerals and memorial services (or a gathering after these services) are restricted to 100 persons, subject to the 4 square metre
rule (for indoor areas) and the 2 square metre rule (or outdoor area).
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Restrictions also apply to a range of premises and activities in other regions of New South Wales (excluding
Greater Sydney), including:
There is no longer an upper limit on the number of people at weddings, funerals and religious services. Premises must comply with the 'one
person per 2 square metre rule' and have an appropriate COVID-19 safety plan.
For full details on gatherings and movements visit the NSW
Exemptions are only considered where there are exceptional or unforeseen circumstances and when the applicant demonstrates an understanding
of how public health risks will be controlled and has a COVID-19 Safety Plan for the event.
To apply for an funeral exemption visit the NSW
Health website and fill in the web form.