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Hair and beauty services – Australian Capital Territory

Current as of 3 December 2020, at 13:54 AEST

Businesses that can open in the ACT include:

  • hairdressers and barbers
  • massage services
  • grooming services
  • day spas
  • saunas, steam rooms and bathhouses
  • tattoo parlours

Grooming businesses must have a COVID-19 plan that shows how they'll keep their workplace safe. They must ensure everyone practises physical distancing where practicable and good hygiene. They must also display prominently their occupancy limits at the entrance to their venues.

They should keep a record of their customers’ details to support contact tracing.

Hair, beauty or body-modification premises are subject to the following restrictions:

  • A premises can have more than 25 people if the premises has no more than 1 person per 2 square metres of usable space, either indoors or outdoors. However, the premises must use the Check In CBR app to collect patron contact details.
  • If the premises doesn’t wish to use the Check In CBR app, it can only have 1 person per 4 square metres indoors and 1 person per 2 square metres outdoors.

Restrictions on numbers exclude staff.

For information about the Check in CBR app, visit covid19.act.gov.au, click on ‘Business and work’ and look for the ‘Check In CBR app’ link.

For more information on restrictions in the ACT, visit covid19.act.gov.au. You can also call the COVID-19 helpline for Canberrans on (02) 6207 7244 between 8am and 8pm daily.

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