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Coronavirus Health Resources


Key sources for important information


    Practicing good hygiene and keeping a healthy physical distance between individuals is our most powerful weapon in fighting this virus and saving lives.


    Social distancing measures 

    Facilities that cannot open (Stage 1)

    • Pubs, hotels, registered and licenced clubs except to:
      • sell food or beverages for people to take-away
      • provide hotel or motel accommodation (room service is also allowed)
    • Gyms, including yoga and barre, indoor sporting venues
    • Cinemas, entertainment venues, casinos, and night clubs
    • Restaurants, cafes and food courts will be restricted to takeaway and/or home delivery

    These measures also apply to outdoor spaces associated with the above venues.


    Additional places that cannot open (Stage 2)

    • Auction houses
    • Real estate auctions and open house inspections (private appointments for inspection are permitted)
    • Beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, nail salons, tattoo parlours
    • Spas and massage parlours
    • Amusement parks and arcades
    • Play centres (indoor and outdoor)
    • Community and recreation centres (facilities may remain open for essential voluntary or public services, such as food banks or homeless services)
    • Boot camps and personal training (can continue outside only if limited to groups of no more than 10 people and social distancing must be exercised)  
    • Social sporting-based activities
    • Swimming pools
    • Galleries, museums, national institutions and historic sites
    • Libraries, community centres, and youth centres
    • Local government non-essential facilities and services (such as libraries and pools)
    • Community facilities (such as community halls, clubs, RSLs)
    • Places of worship, weddings and funerals except:
      • Weddings with no more than 5 people and the 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies
      • Funerals with no more than 10 people and the 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies.


    • National Cabinet agreed that the instruction regarding 30 minutes per patron will be lifted (effective immediately)
    • The 4sqm rule per person must be strictly observed and personal contact should be minimised wherever possible

    Other restrictions

    • No non-essential gatherings of groups of people at home or in public
    • Where possible, keep 1.5 metres between yourself and others
    • Avoid non-essential travel
    • Restrictions on visiting aged care homes, prisons and hospital


    Updates on places of social gatherings and events


    • If you need to arrange testing and have questions about COVID-19, call the Public Health Unit 1800 008 002
    • COVID-19 hotline for mass gatherings in the NT 1800 518 055
    • Northern Territory Mental Health Line 1800 682 288
    • Lifeline 13 11 14
    • Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36
    • Mensline Australia 1300 789 978
    • EASA Counselling, Training, Mediation and Consulting 1800 193 123
    • Catholic Care NT 8944 2000

    Parenting support

    • FACES hotline 1800 999 900
    • Parentline Queensland and the Northern Territory 1300 301 300


    The following resources can be downloaded for use by your business