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Gatherings and work - Northern Territory

Updated on 16 June 2022, at 11:10 AET

Current restrictions

There's no limit to how many people can gather indoors or outdoors — but you should keep 1.5 metres from people you don’t live with.

If you need to be closer than 1.5 metres, keep contact to less than 15 minutes at a time. Try to avoid participating in social gatherings for more than 2 hours at a time.

For more information on restrictions in the Northern Territory, visit


You no longer need to be vaccinated to work in certain settings in the Northern Territory. These setting include:

  • hospitals
  • residential aged care facilities
  • disability residential facilities
  • custodial correctional facilities
  • youth detention centres
  • shelters

For more information and a full list of workers who need to be vaccinated, visit and go to ‘Business and work’, then ‘Mandatory vaccinations’. You can also call 1800 193 111, Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:21pm (ACST).

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