Moving house and the distancing rules

The current Public Health (COVID-19 General) Order 2021 contains directions on gatherings, and the number of persons allowed on non-residential and residential premises.

If you live in NSW in an area that is not under 'stay at home orders', the rules are that to have any visitors at your home you must be fully vaccinated and you cannot have more than 20 people visit your home at any one time. All visitors over 16 years must be fully vaccinated except in limited circumstances. You are fully vaccinated if you have had 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccination or you have a medical exemption

People under 12 years of age, members of your own household, a person at your house for the purpose of work and persons helping you to move are not counted as 'visitors' for the purpose of this 20-person visitor limit (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 inspection or open house see 'Do I need to provide access?'.

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