COVID-19 Update


Find out about current restrictions and changes that may affect you. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.

  • VIC: Wearing a mask in public is mandatory in Victoria. From 11:59 pm, Sunday 27 Sep Second Step restrictions apply in metropolitan Melbourne. Under Victorian second step roadmap to recovery, “A personal trainer can exercise outdoors with a maximum of two clients. Physical distancing and cleaning requirements apply”. Outdoor Personal training is recognised as Permitted Work Premises under step two restriction. Fitness professionals require work permit in order to work in outdoor public space.

    “Outdoor pools can open for exercise only, for no more than 20 swimmers, or the number allowed for the available space — whichever is lowest”.

    From 11:59 pm on Wed 16th Sep Third Step restrictions apply throughout reginal Victoria. Under Victorian Third step roadmap to recovery, outdoor personal training is limited to 10 people, including the instructor.

  • ACT: Gyms, Health clubs, yoga and Pilates centres, swimming pools and personal training facilities can operate for up to 100 people (excluding staff) per indoor or outdoor space. There should be no more than 1 person per 4 square metres. 24-hour Gyms and unstaffed health clubs can operate for up to 25 patrons in the venue at any one time.
  • NSW: Gyms, Health clubs, yoga and Pilates centres, swimming pools and personal training facilities can open, but with a maximum of 1 person per 4 square metres of space. Group exercise classes limited to 20 people. Gyms must have a COVID-19 Safety Hygiene Marshal present at all times the gym is open and be registered as COVID Safe.
  • NT: Exercise indoors and outdoors, attend indoor fitness classes such as yoga, Pilates, Zumba and Barre allowed.
  • QLD: Gyms, Health clubs, yoga and Pilates centres, swimming pools and personal training facilities can open but with the total number of, 1 person per 2 square metres for venues 200 square metres or less (up to a total of 50), and 1 person per 4 square metres for venues greater than 200 square metres. Mandatory record keeping required for tracking and tracing purposes.
  • SA: Fitness venue, indoor and outdoor gyms can open No venue can have more than 1 person per 2 square metres. All participants must provide their contact details for contact tracing.

    All gyms, fitness centres, public swimming pools and indoor and outdoor sports clubs must have a COVID marshal. Venues that have a capacity of more than 200 people must have a dedicated COVID marshal. Venues with less than 200 people can have regular staff members who are also trained as COVID marshals.

  • TAS: Up to 1000 people can gather outdoors and 250 people can gather per undivided indoor space at any one time during exercise and recreational activities. The total number of people cannot exceed 1 person per 2 square metres. Sporting and gym facilities must meet COVID safety standards but aren’t required to be staffed at all times when they’re open.
  • WA: Gyms operating unstaffed, but regular cleaning must be maintained.