South Australia is currently under Level 1 restrictions with a few additional restrictions that can be found in the Emergency Management (Activities – Associated Direction No 17) (COVID 19) Direction 2021. These are to be followed and are to operate as an appendix to the Emergency Management (Activities – General No 3)(COVID-19) Direction 2021.
Exposure Sites & Contact Tracing
Currently the following restrictions apply:
Level 1 restrictions with some additional restrictions
General restrictions that apply to Sport Recreation and Fitness
Fitness & swimming pools
The South Australian Government has introduced a support package for businesses impacted by the health restrictions put in place from 27 December 2021, including gyms. For more information on the support package click here.
COVID Marshals are required for:
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.
All clubs/organisations are to fill in a COVID-Safe Plan before commencing activities.
Fill out the form on covid-19.sa.gov.au to create your COVID-Safe Plan. Your completed form is your Plan. This Plan will outline how your staff, volunteers and patrons can be kept safe from COVID-19.
If your business was previously directed to close, then you must complete a Plan before you reopen.
If you have not completed a Plan, do not have this available at your premises, or do not comply with current Directions, you can be fined up to $5,000.
Completing and implementing your Plan is the best way to ensure your business is compliant and COVID-safe for your staff, volunteers and patrons.
While any other businesses are not required to complete a COVID-Safe Plan, they are encouraged to do so to help keep South Australia safe.
A COVID-Management Plan, approved by SA Health, will be required for:
In some cases, your events/business/activity may require both a COVID Management Plan and a COVID-Safe Plan for each vendor.
SA COVID-19 Information line - 1800 253 787 offers local information and advice on general COVID-19 information for South Australians. Operates from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm every day.
Your industry association may also be able to assist.
For technical help, contact email@example.com
Getting your club up and running again is far more challenging than closing. This webinar identifies some of those challenges and what you might need to do.
Presented by Tim White from OMG Consulting.
For local, community sport and recreation clubs: ‘Cash Flow in a Crisis - Finances, revenue ideas and how to estimate financial change’
Presented by Tim White from OMG Consulting. Thank you to the City of Onkaparinga for this presentation.
Hosted by the Hon Corey Wingard MP, Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing and ORSR Chief Executive, Kylie Taylor.
Participants may also find information in the following whitepapers useful at this time, as they provide the key questions leaders need to be considering around strategy and business models in the COVID-19 context:
Sam and Felicity are also happy for people to contact them via email:
Felicity Green | Associate Director, Spark Strategy
Dr Sam Elliott Senior lecturer in Sport, Health and Physical Activity, Flinders University
BDO Head of Strategic Innovation, Tanya Titman, talks through the 5 critical steps for managing cash flow, to help industry businesses and organisations come out the other side of this unprecedented crisis stronger and leaner.
Download a copy of the presentation slides here.
During the session, Tanya referenced a webinar about the JobKeeper payments. This can be viewed here.
Eythan also hosted a webinar on JobKeeper payments and Employment Law with DMAW Lawyers, which can be viewed here.