Moving house and the distancing rules

If you live in  Greater Sydney (including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour) stay at home rules are currently in place.  However. moving to a new place of residence, inspecting a potential new place of residence or moving between your different places of residence are considered reasonable excuses to leave home

For regional areas of NSW, up to 5 visitors may visit a household at any one time. The visitor limit does not include household members, people assisting a household to move, or people at a house for the purposes of work (e.g. removalists and real estate agents). For other exceptions to the visitor limit please see here

Restrictions on movement and gatherings are being changed all the time. You can read the most current rules on what you can and can't do here. 

Key health guidelines must still always be met, including ensuring physical distancing of greater than 1.5 metres is maintained. You can read the NSW Government's guidelines on social distancing here.

Before or while you move, if you have health and safety concerns about allowing access to your home for an open house or auction see 'Do I need to provide access?'.

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