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COVID-19 Conditions of Entry - Stage 1 – 70%

As we welcome our community back to Maitland Federation Centre this weekend, we ask that all people attending our facility are aware of and abide by the following CovidSafe conditions of entry


  • During stage 1, there is no casual shootaround at the facility – only program participants are eligible to take the court. Casual shootaround will return at stage 2 (80% community vaccination)

  • Each program / group is limited to 20 participants – groups will not mingle or gather together before, during or after each session.

  • Please depart the facility promptly at the conclusion of hour session.

  • If you are sick or have flu like symptoms, please do not attend the facility under any circumstances. Get tested immediately and follow any directions give to you by NSW Health.

  • If you have visited a Covid-19 Hotspot in the previous 14 days, please stay home and follow government directions. Please do not attend the stadium.

Reconsider your attendance at any activity if you are considered a vulnerable person


  • The NSW Public Health Order requires that any person aged 16 years or older must be vaccinated to enter the facility.

  • You must be able to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination at the CovidSafe check in desk upon arrival at the facility.

  • Children aged 15 and under are not required to be vaccinated, however any parent/carer who accompanies them to the facility are subject to the PHO requirement to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • Any person who has a medical exemption from the COVID19 must present evidence of exemption at the CovidSafe check in.

For further information about proof of COVID-19 vaccination visit:


  • All people who attend our facility are required under the Public Health Order to sign in digitally using the Service NSW App.

  • If you are unable to sign in yourself, please speak to a member of staff for assistance

  • Please show your “Green Tick” to a staff member once you have signed in.


  • Hand sanitizer is provided at the stadium point of entry and on all score tables – please sanitise hands regularly.

  • Players are not to share equipment, including basketballs, sweat towels and drink bottles.


  • To comply with the public health order concerning face coverings masks are now mandatory for anyone attending the stadium.

  • Masks must be worn when entering and exiting the facility and whilst you are not engaging in strenuous activity. Players will not be required to wear a mask during their session. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from wearing face masks.


  • If you cannot wear a face mask because of a disability, physical or mental health illness or condition, you must carry either:

o a medical certificate or letter signed by a registered health practitioner (such as a doctor) or a registered NDIS provider or

o a statutory declaration.

  • If you are stopped by a regulatory officer in a setting where masks are mandatory, they will ask you to confirm the lawful reason you are not wearing a face mask.

  • In other circumstances, if you are eating or drinking, or there is an emergency, you will not be expected to continue wearing a mask


  • For all activities taking place at indoor recreation facilities, gyms and COVID-safe outdoor community sport activities a face mask must be worn.

  • With the exception of gym classes and dance classes (where masks must be worn for the duration of the activity), the following principles apply:

o Everyone is required to wear a mask upon arrival to the facility/activity (including training and games).

o Participants and referees/umpires are able to remove their masks when they commence warming up for the activity.

o Everyone else (coaches, managers, team doctors, score table officials and spectators etc) has to keep their masks on at all times.

  • Following the completion of the match, players and referees need to put their masks back on as soon as possible prior to leaving the venue.


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