Further easing of restrictions will apply to specific activities from 1 June 2020.
Clubs/organisations reopening after COVID-19 restrictions will need to create a COVID-Safe Plan.
From 1 June, social distancing measures should still be followed. This means
From 1 June, more people may gather at a venue.
In accordance with the Roadmap please note the following information:
Gyms and indoor fitness centres
The easing of restrictions for Step 2 is based on a number of principles based on available medical evidence.
While South Australia currently has a low number of cases, it is important that we continue to apply principles that limit the ability for COVID-19 to be transmitted and to spread among networks of people, and continue to test everyone with COVID-19 symptoms.
Read the Principles for Step 2 changes
Please note: The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing is aware that there is an error on the final question of the Frequently Asked Questions document relating to when indoor non-contact sports competition can commence. The current FAQs indicate that non-contact sport competition cannot commence until 25 June. However, the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing is working with the relevant Government agency to update their documentation as in fact non-contact sport training and competition can commence from 1 June.
On 8 May 2020, National Cabinet agreed to a first phase of easing certain COVID-19 restrictions. Based on expert advice by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee, National Cabinet decided that states and territories should determine how to implement this in response to their unique circumstances and success to date in flattening the curve.
A Roadmap for South Australia has been developed to detail the stage of easing of restrictions and will start from 11 May. This is subject to public health performance and the State Co-ordinator’s assessment of the situation at that time.
To implement Step 1 of the Roadmap, the State Co-ordinator updated the relevant Direction to Emergency Management (Non-Essential Business and Other Activities No 6) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 which South Australians are bound by.
From 11 May 2020, any sport may recommence, provided that the following requirements and recommendations are observed and followed.
Read the latest information regarding the Sports Recovery Step 1 in the Sports Section of the Recovery from COVID-19 website.
From 11 May 2020, public swimming pools can re-open, provided that the following requirements and recommendations are observed and followed.
Public swimming pools must:
Read the latest information regarding the Public swimming pools Recovery Step 1 in the Public swimming pools Section of the Recovery from COVID-19 website.
Caravan parks and camping sites (whether associated with caravan parks or located in national or state parks) can provide accommodation, despite the restrictions on some businesses and activities that are currently in force.
From 11 May 2020, non-essential regional travel within South Australia is encouraged, which may result in more people staying in caravan parks and camping grounds.
Caravan parks and associated camping grounds must:
Operators and users of camp grounds in national and state parks should follow the above requirements as much as possible, recognising that cleaning and disinfection of share facilities is unlikely to occur on a frequent basis.
Read the latest information regarding the Caravan parks and camping grounds Recovery Step 1 in the Caravan park and camping grounds Section of the Recovery from COVID-19 website.
The Department of Premier and Cabinet has developed a list of FAQs regarding public and outdoor activities.