Daylesford Neighbourhood Centre

For the latest information regarding COVID in Victoria please visit dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

Wearing a face mask is mandatory indoors and when you can not keep 1.5m distance outdoors.

If you suspect you may have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) call the dedicated hotline open 24 hours, 7 days.

1800 675 398

COVID Safe
coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covidsafe-settings

Social

  • Leave home: No restriction on reasons to leave home but stay safe.
  • Public gatherings: Up to 100 people can gather in public from any number of households, infants under 12 months are not included in the cap.
  • Visitors to the home: Up to 30 visitors can visit a home in a day (infants under 12 months are not counted in the cap). Visitors may be from any number of households and may visit either together or separately. Front and backyards are considered part of the home.

Face masks

  • Face masks: Must be carried at all times. Mandatory when inside retail stores where the indoor space is 2,000 square metres or more such as shopping centres, retail stores inside shopping centres, department stores, electronics stores, furniture stores, hardware stores or supermarkets, when travelling on public transport or when travelling in a commercial passenger vehicle or tour vehicle, when visiting a hospital, when visiting or working in a care facility (unless a lawful exemption applies). A person who is awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test or experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 must wear a face covering.

Any person diagnosed or suspected of having COVID-19, or who is a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19, must wear a face covering if leaving home/accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical care.

Education and childcare

  • Childcare and early education: Open.
  • Schools: Open.
  • Adult education: Open with no density quotient required in classroom settings.

Work

  • Workers may attend onsite as required. On-site office work capped at no more than 75 per cent of a workforce on-site (both public and private sectors).
  • All workplaces with onsite workers require a COVIDSafe Plan.

Eating and drinking out

  • Hospitality: Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm for indoor and outdoor hospitality venues. Up to 25 patrons are permitted in a venue before the density quotient applies. Seated service not required. Density quotient of 1 per 4sqm on a dancefloor up to a maximum of 50 people. All venues are required to use electronic record keeping when applying the density quotient of 1 per 2 sqm (or, for small venues, when applying the patron cap of 25). For venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based), a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies.
  • Food courts: Indoor and outdoor food courts open with a density quotient of 1 per 2 sqm. No patron cap for indoor food courts.Note: Cleaning, signage and record keeping requirements and other COVIDSafe requirements continue to apply for many venues and facilities. A density quotient applies to all indoor venues and spaces, except for workplaces that are not accessible to the public, private residences, and areas of accommodation facilities that are for the exclusive use of a single group.

Exercise and recreation

  • Indoor physical recreation and community sport: A density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies to each space. Gym and exercise classes limited to 50 people. COVID Marshals required when gyms are staffed. At times when gyms are unstaffed, a density quotient of 1 per 8 sqm applies. Signage must state the number of people permitted inside, disinfectant and other cleaning products must be supplied for use by patrons, and record keeping is required. Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.
  • Outdoor physical recreation and community sport: Up to a maximum of 100 people for outdoor fitness classes with a density quotient of 1 per 2sqm when using electronic recording keeping (if not using electronic record keeping, density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies). Record keeping is required and venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.
  • Pools, spas, saunas, steam rooms and springs: Indoor venues open with a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm when using electronic recording keeping (if not using electronic record keeping, density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies). Outdoor pools open with a density quotient of 1 per 2 sqm. Record keeping is required.

Ceremonies and special occasions

  • Weddings: No maximum attendee caps indoors or outdoors. Record keeping is required. Density quotient of 1 per 2 sqm applies when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. For weddings held at a private residence, the private gathering limit of 30 people applies.
  • Funerals: No maximum attendee caps indoors or outdoors. Record keeping is required. Density quotient of 1 per 2 sqm applies when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. For funerals held at a private residence, the private gathering limit of 30 people applies.
  • Ceremonies and religious gatherings: Record keeping is required. Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm applies. Venues using the density quotient of 1 per 2sqm must use electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Indoor and outdoor ceremonies can occur at the same time.

Community venues, including libraries and toy libraries

  • Community venues and facilities including libraries and toy libraries: No patron caps with a density quotient of 1 per 2sqm, subject to use of electronic record keeping. If not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies.
  • Creative arts facilities: No patron caps with a density quotient of 1 per 2sqm, subject to use of electronic record keeping.Real estate• Real estate: Inspections and auctions operating with a density quotient of 1 per 2sqm, subject to use of electronic record keeping. If not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies.

Entertainment facilities

  • Seated entertainment venues (indoors and outdoors): Open, with the total facility patron cap is 75 per cent of seated capacity for a maximum of 1000 per space and all activities are ticketed. Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm in foyers, bars, bathrooms etc when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online. For outdoor spaces the patron cap is 75 per cent of seated capacity. Arrangements for capacity over 1000 patrons per space are determined on an individual basis under the Public Events Framework.
  • Indoor non-seated venues (such as galleries): Open, with a facility patron cap of up to 50 per cent total capacity with maximum patron cap of 1000 people per space. Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online. Arrangements for large events determined on an individual basis under the Public Events Framework
  • Outdoor non-seated entertainment venues (such as Zoos, live museums): Open, density quotient of 1 per 2sqm when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. No group limits. Indoor spaces at outdoor venues open, with non-seated indoor spaces subject to a maximum of 1000 people and seated indoor spaces subject to a cap of 75 per cent of seated capacity up to a maximum of 1000 people per space, or subject to restrictions relevant to the space (e.g. hospitality or retail). Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.
  • Arcades, escape rooms, bingo centres: Open, no maximum patron caps and a density quotient of 1 per 2sqm applies when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies.
  • Drive in cinemas: Open, in areas outside of vehicles density quotient of 1 per 2sqm applies when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online
  • Amusement parks: Open, up to 75 per cent of venue capacity. Density quotient of 1 per 4sqm applies indoors. Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm applies outdoors, when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Venues with capacity of greater than 500 patrons must publish a COVIDSafe Plan online.
  • Gaming: Open, with a density quotient of 1 per 4sqm, machines 1.5 metres apart or every second machine turned off, and no seated service requirement. Electronic record keeping required and a COVID Marshal required during operating hours.
  • Adult entertainment: Brothels and sex on premises venues open, with a density quotient of 1 per 4sqm and a patron cap of 100. Electronic record keeping required. Strip club venues open, with a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm and no seated service requirement. Electronic record keeping required.
  • Nightclubs: Open, standing service permitted. Density quotient of 1 per 4sqm on a dancefloor up to a maximum of 50 people. Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm elsewhere in the venue, with no maximum patron limit. Electronic record keeping required.

Shopping, hairdressing and personal care

  • Retail: (e.g. supermarkets, other retail) Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm, with record keeping where practicable.
  • Hairdressing, beauty and personal care services: Density quotient of 1 per 2sqm applies, when using electronic record keeping. In venues not using electronic record keeping (ie. paper-based) a density quotient of 1 per 4 sqm applies. Face masks no longer required.

Accommodation and travel

  • Accommodation: Bookings restricted to the private gathering limit. The person or household booking the accommodation can have up to 30 visitors.
  • Tourism spaces and groups: No patron cap on tour groups. Masks must be worn on tour transport.
  • Intrastate travel: Allowed.
  • Interstate travel: Continued international border controls. State border controls activated in case of outbreaks.

Care facilities and hospitals

  • Visitors: No restrictions on purpose, number or time of visits.
  • Symptomatic individuals (e.g. sore throat), close contacts and returned international travellers excluded from visiting.

Changes of service at DNC in response to COVID

DNC is open to the public with reduces capacity.

Public computer hub is open with reduced capacity.

Printing service are available.

Room Bookings are available (with restrictions on number of people).

You can call us on (03) 5348 3569 (Monday to Friday).

admin@dncentre.org.au

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