As NSW continues to reopen, we share with you this easy access to the latest information and assets that align with the eased restrictions from Monday 18 October.
- Updated roadmap settings at 80% fully vaccinated
- The Service NSW app can now show proof of vaccination when checking in using the NSW Government QR code
You can access a downloadable version of the updated roadmap here via the nsw.gov.au website. The roadmap has been translated into 11 languages:
- Simplified Chinese
- Traditional Chinese
Summary of roadmap updates announced
- Travel for holidays or recreational day trips between Greater Sydney (including Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Shellharbour and Wollongong LGAs) and regional NSW will not be permitted until 1 November.
The changes to the 80% roadmap include these measures for fully vaccinated people and those with a medical exemption from 18 October:
- Allowing up to 20 visitors (not counting children 12 and under) to a home at any one time (previously 10)
- Up to 50 people will be allowed to gather outdoors in a public space (previously 20)
- Community sport will be allowed for fully vaccinated staff, spectators, and participants
- Up to 5,000 people will be allowed to attend major recreation facilities such as stadiums, theme parks and racetracks
- Up to 3,000 people will be allowed to attend controlled and ticketed outdoor events (previously 500)
- Nightclubs will be permitted to reopen for seated drinking only (no dancing)
- No capacity limits for weddings and funerals
- Masks will no longer be required in office buildings or outdoor settings (except for front-of-house hospitality staff).
- No capacity limits for hospitality venues
- Travel between Greater Sydney (including Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Shellharbour and Wollongong LGAs) and regional NSW will be allowed
- Overseas arrivals who are fully vaccinated with a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine, including returning Australians, no longer need to quarantine for 14 days.
Proof of vaccination
There are other ways people can show proof of vaccination or medical exemption including:
- COVID-19 digital certificate: accessed through the Express Plus Medicare mobile app or Medicare online account through myGov. The COVID-19 digital certificate can be added to a digital wallet, printed or saved offline to a device
- Immunisation history statement: accessed through My Health Record, myGov or the Express Plus Medicare app and shared on a smartphone or printed
- Medical exemption form: COVID-19 digital certificate for medical contraindication (which can be added to the Service NSW app from 17 October), a NSW Health medical contraindication form completed by a registered medical practitioner or a medical clearance notice issued by NSW Health.
Visit nsw.gov.au to learn more about the options to access and share proof of COVID-19 vaccination.