Current restrictions for South Australia and Local Government Areas of Mount Gambier City, District Council of Grant and Wattle Range Council

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CURRENT AS AT 12:00pm 4 October 2021

From 4:00 pm on Monday, 4 October 2021, the Local Government Areas of Mount Gambier City, District Council of Grant and Wattle Range Council will be under Level 3 restrictions with some additional restrictions.

Please follow the directions imposed in these areas.

Associations that are impacted by the current lockdown, are required to work with those clubs’ impacted to adjust draws if required.

Level 1 restrictions with some additional restrictions 

General restrictions that apply to Sport, Recreation and Fitness 

  • 1 person per 2 square metres for defined public activities – standing
  • 3 people per 4 square metres for defined public activities – sitting
  • Masks to be worn indoor shared public spaces (i.e. club rooms, change rooms, fitness facilities etc.)
  • Seated food and beverage consumption only for indoor defined public activities.

Sport 

  • Team, club and school sport training and competition is allowed
  • Masks required for shared indoor public places (i.e. club rooms, change rooms, fitness centres).

Outdoor sport 

  • Spectators permitted at outdoor sport training or competition – no masks required
  • 1 person per 2 square metres if standing or mixed seated and standing
  • 3 people per 4 square metres if seated.
  • Masks required for health care services (i.e. club physiotherapy, sports trainers, doctors).
  • Mandatory use of QR Codes check-ins.

Indoor sport 

  • Spectators at indoor sporting venues permitted and must wear a mask.
  • 1 person per 2 square metres if standing or mixed seated and standing.
  • 3 people per 4 square metres if seated.
  • Masks required for indoors public spaces including people providing health care services (i.e. club physiotherapy, sports trainers, doctors).
  • Mandatory use of QR Codes check-ins.

Drinks

•     No communal consumption facilities.

  • All beverages can be served to patrons over the bar, or to patrons at tables, providing the patron sits to consume the beverage.
  • Seated consumption of alcohol when spectating. 
  • Water, soft drinks, coffee, tea and alcohol such as beer cannot be provided in jugs, urns or similar on a communal table for access by all in the club, even if everyone is known to each other.
  • Water, soft drinks and alcohol, such as beer, can be provided in jugs to patrons at individual tables providing the beverage is only consumed at that table and the jug etc isn’t then relocated to another table or area.  Obviously individual glasses, cups must be used at each table.
  • Water, soft drinks, coffee, tea etc can be accessed from a “one touch” vending machine, providing the machine is regularly cleaned.
  • Water can be accessed from a one touch “water fountain” such as Pura Tap, providing the tap is regularly cleaned and patrons use their own cups or water bottles.
  • Tea and coffee can be made available to patrons, and the beverage can be poured from an urn, jug or similar, however it needs to be served by an allocated person/s.

Food

  • No communal consumption facilities.
  • Share plates of food can be shared amongst people who are part of the same group at the same table.  This includes “home and away” players sitting at the same table as part of their break in competition.
  • Share platters cannot be placed on a communal table for access by all in the Club, even if everyone is known to each other.
  • Food and beverages are now able to be consumed at a bar, providing that there is no food preparation at or adjacent to the bar.
  • Self service communal buffets and salad bars are prohibited, however bain maries or similar are permitted to display/heat food, with the staff then serving the food to the patrons upon request.
  • Barbeques are permitted providing the food and condiments are individually served to the patron by staff.

Equipment

  • Shared equipment (mat, jacks, lawn bowls) and frequently touched surfaces MUST be cleaned between use by different individuals or groups (as the case may be).

COVID Marshals are required for:

  • Sporting Clubs.
  • All public activities.

COVID Safe Plan required for a defined public activity unless a COVID Management Plan is in place.

COVID Management Plan is required for an event where there are more than 1000 people present.

ORSR encourages you to continue to monitor the latest SA Health advice through the following channels:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sahealth

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/sahealth_/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/SAHealth

Website – https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/

SA COVID-19 Information line – 1800 253 787 offers local information and advice on general COVID-19 information for South Australians. Operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day.