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On 18 September 2020 the State Government announced COVID Event Plans and Guidelines for events with more than 500 people. These are in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission at a public or private event.
Further information has been released regarding the submission of high risk COVID Event Plans to the Department of Health, including mandatory cut-off dates for those events occurring in December and January.
The following requirements apply to high risk COVID Event Plans:
High risk COVID Event Plans will be assessed by the Department of Health in order of the date in which they are received. Due to the volume of submissions, event organisers are encouraged to submit their COVID Event Plans to local government as soon as
possible, to ensure it is escalated to the Department in a timely manner.
Important information for Events scheduled for December 2020 and January 2021:
For more detailed information on the Department of Health’s requirements related to the submission of high risk COVID Event Plans, refer to the COVID Event Plan Process.
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