Info re COVID-19 - Restrictions, Rules, Cases, Testing, Vaccination, Legal Issues, Apps

If you have cold or flu like symptoms, such as a cough, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath or runny nose, even if these are mild, you should get tested for COVID-19 ASAP and stay at home until you receive a negative result.  Please do not attend a medical service without ringing ahead to ensure appropriate COVID-safe arrangements can be made.  
Testing at public COVID-19 clinics is free, quick and easy. No Medicare card is required. Most people in NSW receive their test results within 24 hours.

Restrictions & Rules

NSW Government COVID-19 Home Page

Rules for fully vaccinated and exempt people in NSW

Rules for people in NSW who are not fully vaccinated

- Business rules for NSW

Vaccination requirements for workers in NSW

Roadmap for easing COVID-19 restrictions

Public Health Orders & Restrictions - the Minister for Health and Medical Research has made a number of Orders, under section 7 of the Public Health Act 2010


Map of NSW Case Locations

- No. of cases, vaccination rates and alerts by postcode and by council in NSW

Australian Goverment Department of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19) current situation and case numbers - in Australia and across the world


Find a Testing Clinic 


- Information about the vaccines, priority groups, use for vulnerable people, who can get a vaccine now and advice for recovering COVID-19 cases, priority groups, use for vulnerable people, who can get a vaccine now and advice for recovering COVID-19 cases

Where and how to get your COVID-19 vaccination

Book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment

- Get proof of your COVID-19 vaccination


Getting a COVID-19 vaccine if you are not eligible for MedicareInformation for people with disability about COVID-19 vaccines 

Vaccination rates in NSW

- Vaccination rates in NSW by postcodes and by Council

Community Support

Macquarie Newsletter 4 Sep 2021 (PDF) - Susan Templeman MP, Federal Member for Macquarie

Local Community Service Delivery Arrangements

COVID-19 check-in card for people not using a Smart Phone

- DCJ Housing, Community Housing & Specialist Homelessness Services arrangements and contacts

Blue Mountains City Council Community Safety Coronavirus (COVID-19) - service delivery arrangements, updates, closures, etc.

Support with Food

- Financial Support

- Domestic Violence

- Mental Health

Legal Issues

- Lockdown Laws:  COVID-19 Rules and Polic Powers in NSW - Redfern Legal Centre

On-the-Spot Fines - COVID-19.  Your Review RIghts and Payment - Redfern Legal Centre

You can get advice about appealing a COVID-19 fine from:


Service NSW COVID Safe Check-in app - use to scan QR codes when checking in and out of venues/shops/businesses.  Download in the Apple App Store or Google Play

NSW School Updates app - allows parents and carers to receive operational status updates for NSW public schools.  Download in the Apple App Store or Google Play