The Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Public Activities No 12) Direction 2020 has been issued. This Direction comes into effect as of 12:01 am on 22 November 2020.
Please see the links below to access these directions.
Emergency Management (Public Activities No 12) (COVID-19) Direction (PDF, 4.2 MB) - 20 November 2020
Emergency Management (Public Activities No 12) (COVID-19) Direction (RTF, 275.1 KB) - 20 November 2020
In accordance with the Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Public Activities No 12) Direction 2020, the following FAQs apply as of 12:01 am on 22 November 2020.
Can I go to the gym?
Yes. Gyms are permitted to be open.
Can we go to a playgound?
Yes, you are permitted to go to a playground.
Are play cafes permitted to be open?
No. Play cafes are not permitted to be open.
Can I go to a trampoline centre or similar?
No. Trampoline centres or similar are not permitted to be open.
I play sport at a recreation centre. Is this permitted?
No. Sport at recreation centres is not permitted.
Is community sport cancelled?
Yes. Community sport (indoor/outdoor, contact/non-contact) is not permitted.
Are we allowed to do outdoor bootcamps?
Yes. Outdoor bootcamps, personal training and group physical recreation activities are permitted.
Outdoor fitness, is there a limit or cap on numbers in attendance?
No, but the 1 person per 4 square metres rule applies and 1.5m physical distancing is strongly encouraged.
If clients bring children to outdoor fitness are they included in numbers, and children expected to maintain distancing requirements?
There is no cap on attendees doing outdoor fitness sessions except, but the 1 person per 4 square metres rule still applies and 1.5m physical distancing is strongly encouraged.
Can we go swimming at our local/public pool?
Swimming is permitted for fitness or rehabilitation purposes at swimming pools used by the public.
Are swimming lessons allowed?
No. Swimming is only permitted for fitness, rehabilitation purposes or elite athletes at swimming pools used by the public.
Can I play golf/tennis?
Organised community sport is not permitted but you may play golf, or play tennis at a park, as recreational activities.
What’s the maximum number of people we can have playing recreational golf on our golf course?
The 1 person per 4 square metres rule applies, and the maximum number of golfers per group is 10 and 1.5m physical distancing is strongly encouraged.
What’s the maximum number of people we can have in our golf club rooms?
The maximum people permitted in your club rooms is 100. Food and beverages must be consumed whilst seated.
Can I go to a dance/yoga/pilates class?
Yes, classes or activities at gyms, health clubs, fitness centres, yoga, barre and spin facilities and dance and pilates studios are permitted.
We own a Health practice which involves a physiotherapy which uses a rehabilitation gym, can we operate?
Yes, as long as the Gym is used for the provision of a Health Service.
If you have any questions regarding the above, please contact the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days a week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19
A new Direction has been issued in relation to the Stay at Home requirements for South Australia as a Circuit Breaker to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The Emergency Management (COVID-19) (Stay at Home) Direction 2020 has been issued. This Direction comes into effect as of Thursday 19 November 2020 and is applied alongside all other Directions that are currently in place under the Emergency Management Act 2004 (SA) but prevails where any inconsistencies may arise.
A person may leave the home for the purpose of undertaking duties as an essential worker which are classified as those people who perform work which is essential for the continued operation of any of the following operations/businesses;
One person (a dependent or person for whom the one person provides care can also attend) can leave their home for the purposes of obtaining an essential goods or service from a:
Shops defined above may open and close at any time for the purposes of essential goods or services.
People may also leave their home to:
People may also leave their home in an emergency situation.
In doing so a person may use public transport for any of these purposes detailed above. They must travel to and from the location via the most direct and practicable means.
Essential health services are provided under Schedule 1 of the Stay At Home Direction which can be found here and includes provisions for medical, dental and mental health services: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency.../stay-at-home
All directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations
You will need to wait for further information in relation to this however, if you have any pressing questions in relation to COVID-19 information please contact the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787 between the hours of 9am to 5pm 7 days per week or go to the SA Health website at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au or www.sa.gov.au/covid-19