Return to school dates have changed. Kindergarten, year 1 and year 12 students will return to school in COVID-safe settings from Monday 18 October.
All other years will return one week later on Monday 25 October.
Clearer travel rules
From Monday 11 October, travel restrictions will start to ease, but travel for holidays and recreation visits including day trips between Greater Sydney and Regional NSW are not permitted until we reach the 80% full vaccination target.
If you’re fully vaccinated and live in Greater Sydney (including the Central Coast, Wollongong, Shellharbour and the Blue Mountains) you:
can travel anywhere within Greater Sydney
cannot travel to regional NSW for holidays or recreation.
If you’re fully vaccinated and live in regional NSW you:
can travel anywhere in regional and rural NSW
cannot travel to Greater Sydney (including the Central Coast, Wollongong, Shellharbour and the Blue Mountains) for holidays or recreation.
COVID-19 medical clearance notice shown as a digital pdf or printed copy
COVID-19 medical exemption form shown as a printed copy. Must be signed by a doctor.
You will soon be able to add your proof of vaccination to the Service NSW app so you can easily show it at the same time as you are checking in.