COVID-19 rules for people in Western and South Western Sydney

20 September 2021
  • The NSW Government has rules you must follow during COVID-19.

    There are some Local Government Areas that have special rules at the moment.

    These are called LGA’s of concern.

    • Fairfield
    • Liverpool
    • Canterbury-Bankstown
    • Cumberland
    • Blacktown
    • Georges River
    • Parramatta
    • Campbelltown
    • Bayside
    • Strathfield
    • Burwood
    • 12 suburbs in the City of Penrith. They are Caddens, Claremont Meadows, Colyton, Erskine Park, Kemps Creek, Kingswood, Mount Vernon, North St Marys, Orchard Hills, Oxley Park, St Clair and St Mary’s.

    These rules are about work and leaving your home.

  • Shopping

    You must use click and collect if you need things from hardware, plant and pet shops.

    Click and collect means you can order online and pick up at the store.

  • Work

    If you live in one of these areas but work somewhere else you can only leave your area to go to work if


  • If you live and work in the same area, you can go to work if

  • Some people need a permit to travel to their job.

    You can get a permit from Service NSW.

    You need one if

    • you live in one of the LGAs of concern and need to leave your LGA for work.
    • you need to travel into an LGA of concern for your work.

    The permits only last for 14 days.

  • Face mask

    You must wear a mask any time you leave your house.

  • Exercise

    You can exercise outside.

    This must be within 5kms of your home.


  • Single’s bubble

    If you live alone you can choose one person to visit you in your home.

    It must be the same person every time.

  • A COVID-19 vaccination message

    From Monday 13 September people who are vaccinated can do more things.


  • Kellie and Sam walk down the street together.

    You can meet in groups of up to five people.

    The five person limit includes adults and children over 16.

    Children under 16 are not included in the 5 person limit.

    All adults must be vaccinated

    You must meet inside your LGA or within 5 kilometres from home.

  • See more Easy Read information with the latest rules for all of Greater Sydney and NSW 

  • NSW Health information about rules for these areas.

    The rules can change.

    For the latest rules go to the NSW Government website or call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

  • If you feel sick

    • Stay home
    • Call your GP or the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.

    If it is an emergency call 000.

  • For more information call the Disability Gateway on 1800 643 787.

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