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Gatherings and work – Australian Capital Territory

Current as of 14 July 2020, at 14:30 AEST

No more than 100 people, including children and babies, can gather in public — except in the hospitality sector. There should be no more than 1 person per 4 square metres for each indoor and outdoor space.

There are no limits on how many people can visit a home.

If you’ve travelled to the ACT from a Melbourne hotspot, you must quarantine for 14 days since leaving it.

Visit to learn which areas are hotspots.

ACT Health advises people who have been in Victoria over the past 14 days and who work in high-risk settings to not attend their workplaces. This includes all staff, volunteers and visitors in hospitals, aged-care facilities, correctional facilities and places with vulnerable people.

People who work in other health settings — such as GPs and other community health practitioners — can continue to work. But if they develop symptoms, they should isolate and get tested.

NSW outbreaks

Several COVID-19 cases have emerged from the Crossroads Hotel in Casula and one from Picton Hotel, Picton, in southwest Sydney, NSW.

If you’re a Canberran or in the ACT and you visited:

  • Crossroads Hotel between Friday 3 July and Friday 10 July 2020
  • Picton Hotel on Saturday 4 July, Thursday 9 July or Friday 10 July

you’re urged to self-isolate immediately, contact ACT Health through the local COVID-19 Helpline on (02) 6207 7244 and visit a testing clinic — even if you haven’t experienced symptoms.

For more information about getting tested and testing clinics, visit Click on ‘Getting tested’.

More information about the Crossroads Hotel cluster is available at

For more information on restrictions in the ACT, visit and select ‘FAQs’, then 'Latest changes to restrictions'. You can also call the COVID-19 helpline for Canberrans on (02) 6207 7244 between 8am and 8pm daily.

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