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Gatherings and work – South Australia

Updated on 4 March 2021, at 19:50 AET

  • Up to 50 people can gather at a home if they don’t exceed the 2-square-metre rule.
  • Between 51 and 200 people can gather at a home if there is a COVID Safe plan, COVID marshal and QR code system in place.
  • Up to 200 people can gather for a private function in a venue — if they don’t exceed the square-metre rule.
  • Up to 200 people can gather at a private place.
  • Up to 200 people can attend a private gathering.
  • Up to 200 people can gather in a group in a public space.
  • There should be no more than 1 person per 2 square metres of floor space.

A private function means an invitation-only event or function that takes place in a part of a licensed premises that the general public cannot access.

A private gathering means an invitation-only event or function — other than a private function — that is held indoors or outdoors at a place that is not residential.

A private place means a place that is not a public place or residential.

You should stay at least 1.5 metres away from people you don’t live or regularly associate with.

If you need to travel or use public transport, take a route that’s as direct as possible.

Aged care and vulnerable people

You can only enter a residential aged-care facility if you've had a seasonal flu vaccination.

You can’t enter an aged-care facility if you’ve had a COVID-19 test and are waiting for the results.

Personal-care workers can’t provide care at one care facility within 14 days of providing care at a different facility.

For information about residential aged care facilities, visit

Face masks

The SA Government strongly recommends that you wear a face mask if you leave your home and can’t stay 1.5m from others.

Children under 12 years of age don’t have to wear a mask. Those aged 2 years and younger must not wear a face mask or covering because they’re a choking and suffocation risk.

People who have trouble breathing, are unconscious, are incapacitated or can’t remove a mask without assistance must not wear a face mask.

For more information on wearing a face mask in SA, please visit

For more information on restrictions in South Australia, visit South Australians can also contact the SA COVID-19 Information Line on 1800 253 787, 9am to 5pm daily.

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