A number of new rules  in relation to PCR tests and critical workers have been confirmed for NSW.

covidMost people no longer need a PCR test (nose and throat swab) and can take a rapid antigen test to confirm they have COVID-19. Read about new testing requirements.
From 9 January 2022, some critical workers launch may leave self-isolation if they have no symptoms. Read the critical workers guidance.

Read the new rules for business, which include no singing or dancing in most public places.

Restrictions on singing and dancing

From Saturday 8 January 2022, singing and dancing is not permitted at a hospitality venue, entertainment facility, nightclub, or major recreation facility. Exemptions apply for weddings, performance students and instructors, and performers.

Business rules

COVID-19 restrictions have eased for many businesses in NSW.

Check the rules

COVID Safe business

Guidance and support to help businesses operate in a COVID Safe way.

Become a COVID Safe business

COVID-19 positive workers

What you need to do if a worker has tested positive to COVID-19. 

Check guidance for businesses