COVID 19 Resources

Members are encouraged to keep up to date with the latest public health order through the NSW Government COVID-19 website

Agricultural Shows

Resources and guidance on how to complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan for an Agricultural Show click here.

Travel to and from NSW

COVID-19 Safe Hygiene Marshal - click here

The Government of South Australia provide a free 30 minute COVID-19 Marshal training course.  Registration is open to anyone. (Be mindful that the Public Health Order regulations between South Australia and NSW are different) - click here.  

ASC Framework for Rebooting Country Shows (updated 30 November, 2020) - click here

Attendance Register Template - click here

ASC Safety Plan Checklist COVID-19 (updated 30 November 2020) - click here

Physical Distancing-Calculating Capacities

Under Public Health Orders, you must have a COVID-19 Safety Plan for how your business will keep your customers and workers safe.
You can either:

Use the COVID-19 Safety Plan: major recreation facilities (including stadiums, showgrounds and racecourses) (PDF, 223.63 KB)

Develop your own plan.
You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes.

Australian Government Department of Health - Head to Health

Volunteers and COVID-19

DPI Information on Animal movement and care

Support and Resources for families and individuals

Easing of COVID19 Restrictions impact on Crown Land Reserves

Steps to become a COVID safe business

Developing a COVID19 safety plan for your caravan park or camping ground

COVID-19 Safety Plan for Community Centres and Halls (effective 13 June, 2020)

Information about routine environmental cleaning and disinfection in the community

COVID-19 rental relief for Crown land lease and licence holders

Eligible businesses and not-for-profits that lease or license Crown land and endured financial losses during COVID-19 will be able to apply for rent relief from the NSW Government.

Media Release-

Qualification Form-

Business Application Form-

Not for Profit Application Form-

Sample COVID-19 Operational Resources

Click here - COVID-19 Event Management Checklist

Click here - COVID-19 Workplace Hygiene Practices factsheet  

Click here - COVID-19 Sharing Plant, Tools & Equipment

Click here - COVID-19 Interacting with External Stakeholders/Public

Click here - COVID-19 Mail and Delivery Protocol

Click here - COVID-19 Social Distancing

Posters and Signage for Businesses

Below are links to THE Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP’s) COVID-19 Resources

The AALARA is the peak industry body for the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation industries

The AALARA’S Re-opening guide, COVID-19 Action Plan and Australia’s Three Step Framework to a COVID Safe documents, while targeting fixed amusement and attraction venues, may be useful for Shows to read and understand what is required to hold a COVID-19 safe Show.

The Australian Attractions COVID-19 Industry Plan 2020 (Fourth Edition)

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