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DATE:  27 September 2021

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ACT update to lockdown restrictions from 12.01am Friday 1 October 2021

The following changes come into effect from 12.01am Friday, 1 October 2021.

Home and Visitors

  • Two people able to visit another household at any one time, for any reason. If visiting a household for childcare purposes, more than two children can visit.
  • One household, or up to five people, able to gather outdoors for exercise or non-organised recreation for up to four hours.

Non-essential retail businesses permitted to operate click and collect or click and deliver services with no more than five people in the business at any one time, or one person per four square metres, whichever is less.

Fitness, Sport and Outdoor physical recreation and campgrounds

  • The recommencement of outdoor bootcamps and personal training, with no more than two people, excluding instructors.
  • The recommencement of outdoor and contactless coaching activities with no more than two people, excluding the coach.
  • The reopening of nature reserves and National Parks for recreational purposes.


  • The recommencement of preventative dental services.
  • At this time, masks will continue to be required at all times upon leaving home, including in workplaces, if you are aged 12 years and over.

ACT's Pathway Forward - from 1 October

Further information is available on the ACT’s pathway forward.


  • All permitted construction activity must be undertaken in accordance with the 'Construction Requirements' document. This document has been endorsed by the ACT Government and Chief Health Officer and forms part of these Restrictions. (Please check back regularly for any updates to the Requirements document).
  • ACT residents are permitted to travel to the surrounding NSW border region under the 'standing exemption' where work is approved to proceed under NSW Public Health Orders. All conditions of the standing exemption must be strictly adhered to.

Construction Industry Worker Permit (DOC 41KB)

Please note this applies to industry. Community members can continue to do their own home maintenance projects while adhering to the public health directions.

NB:  This information is current at the time of writing, 27 September 2021, and can change without notice.  We highly recommend you check ACT's Government website for further announcements and/or changes.

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