Community Sport –Team and Individual Competitions and Leagues
• The principle is to restrict activities to local competitions to avoid inter-mingling and potential community transmission.
• Competitions should be run within the local district, zone or association boundaries determined by State Sporting Organisations or the Peak Body for the respective activity.
Frequently Asked Questions.
Why are additional restrictions being placed on community sport?
Sport brings together a range of people from across different communities, increasing the risk of community transmission. The public health advice is that these additional recommendations are needed for a period of 6 weeks in the first instance, to reduce the risk of community transmission.
Are there any changes to the current gathering sizes?
No, at this point in time there is no change to the current gathering size restriction of 500 people at community sport activities.
For local activities, they include a requirement...
Attention: Parents/Carers/Coaches/Managers/Players - we have this morning received a further update from the Chief Health Officer of NSW Health advising the following recommendations to be implemented by Wednesday 19 August 2020 (copy of letter attached):-
Cease face-to-face social activities relating to community sports (e.g. award ceremonies, end-of-season social gatherings, post-training group dinners)
Avoid carpools or bus travel with people from different household groups where possible; and
For local activities, limit spectators to one parent only, where the child requires parental supervision during the sporting activity
NSW Health anticipate that these recommendations will need to be in place for the next 6 weeks. We will keep you updated in relation to the continued need for these public health measures as they come to hand.