COVID-19 social media content for Aboriginal communities
The Centre for Aboriginal Health has also prepared updated social media content for aboriginal communities including those in Greater Sydney and Regional NSW
- Social tiles – Having Visitors, At outdoor events, Four reasons to leave home, Being seated at hospitality venues, Reason to leave home, Having no visitors, Masks are mandatory in indoor venues
Mandatory NSW Government QR Code expansion
The NSW Government has prepared communication materials for councils to support rollout and communication of these revised changes to business and the broader community within their local government area.
- QR Code expansion materials are available here.
Shopping, shopping centres and online shopping
When out shopping, remember to keep 1.5 metres from others and stay COVID safe. Also consider online shopping to avoid crowded shopping centres.
- Social tiles – Consider online shopping, Wear a mask if you can’t distance when shopping, Avoid crowds and consider online shopping, Wear a mask if you can’t distance
Ventilation and outdoor gatherings
If catching up with friends or family at your home, be COVID safe and entertain outdoors in your backyard, courtyard, or on your balcony if you have one. If you must entertain inside, choose a large well-ventilated space and open doors and windows where possible.
When developing any new content, ensure the importance of using outdoor locations wherever possible.
- Social tiles – Entertain outdoors at home, Keep physically distanced when catching up in public, Keep windows open when entertaining, Open windows for indoor gatherings, Catch up outdoors
Information and resources for councils
- Latest travel restrictions – July 2021
- Posters and signage – July 2021
- COVID-19 guidance for councils on FAQs (15 July 2021)
- Public Health Orders
- Mandatory electronic check in information pack
- What to do if your business is linked to a case of Covid-19
- The three types of Public Health Alerts NSW Health might issue to a community
- Advice for councils about managing playgrounds – 30 June 2021
- We’re COVID Safe A5 poster
- Engagement guide for local government
- Planning and Assessment for Councils during COVID 19 – Frequently Asked Questions
- Guidance on water utilities
- Land use planning compliance and enforcement
- Principles for councils to manage community infrastructure projects
- Together against COVID-19 – social cohesion communications collateral
- Stakeholder Toolkit – Translated Resources – 1 of 2
- Stakeholder Toolkit – Translated Resources – 2 of 2
- COVID-19 Safe check in stakeholder pack
Regulatory advice for local councils during the COVID-19 pandemic
The NSW Government is committed to supporting councils to implement achievable measures to continue to undertake regulatory functions, while recognising that compliance officers require a level of flexibility and discretion to do their job effectively based on local circumstances.
The Office of Local Government has developed the following guidance for local councils: