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Public Health Information and Infection Control

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Australian and NSW Governments have implemented restrictions around public gatherings and rules around leaving your home.

These measures are in place to keep the community safe during the COVID-19 outbreak. It is important to note that people can leave their homes for the purpose of exercise. Any form of exercise, including sport and other related activities, is to be undertaken in compliance with the Public Health Orders.

Office of Sport COVID-19 Update
A dedicated COVID-19 page for individuals and sport and active recreation organisations. Includes information about impacts on our programs and facilities

NSW Government’s COVID-19 hub
Advice and information for community and businesses, including information about COVID-19 symptoms, testing and social distancing.

In this section:

Public Health Orders and restrictions

Public Health Orders

What you can and can't do under the rules. Find out how public health orders affect where you can go and what is open, closed or restricted. 

For more information on Public Health Orders, visit the NSW Government’s COVID-19 hub

Infection control advice and training

COVID-19 Infection Control Training (Australian Department of Health)

This 30-minute online training module is for health care workers in all settings. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19. This training module covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19 including:

  • COVID-19 – what is it?
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Keeping safe – protecting yourself and others
  • Myth busting
  • Users must register, but registration is open to anyone.

For more information visit: Australian Department of Health

NSW Health

The latest advice and updates on NSW Health Infectious Disease Guidelines and COVID-19 information.

For more information visit: NSW Health 

Safe Work NSW

Find the latest information about preventing infectious diseases in the workplace or organisational setting (applicable to sporting environments)

For more information visit Safe Work NSW

Safe Work Australia

Safe Work Australia is an Australian government statutory body established in 2008 to develop national policy relating to WHS and workers’ compensation.

Safe Work Australia has developed resources on undertaking risk assessments. Risk management is a proactive process that helps you respond to change and facilitate continuous improvement in your business. It should be planned, systematic and cover all reasonably foreseeable hazards and associated risks.  

A risk assessment involves considering what could happen if someone is exposed to a hazard (for example, COVID-19) and the likelihood of it happening. A risk assessment can help you to determine; how severe a risk is; whether any existing control measures are effective; what action you should take to control the risk, and how urgently the action needs to be taken.

For more information and to access the resources, visit: Safe Work Australia

Mental Health

During these difficult times, it’s important to take care of yourself and others. Reach out if you need help. As life has changed, so have the things we need to do to keep well and safe.

Visit the Mental Health for more information and resources