Public Health Restrictions

Because of the current public health emergency relating to COVID-19 the Public Health Department has introduced several restrictions to stop the spread of the virus. Here is a list of the current public health restrictions.

Restriction NameDescription
Mask MandateIt is a requirement for people aged 12 years and older (unless exempt) in Tasmania to wear a mask in all public indoor spaces as an additional layer of protection against COVID-19. This requirement is captured in a Direction under the Public Health Act 1997.
Cherck-in TasTasmanians and visitors are required to use the Check in TAS app when they visit a range of businesses, organisations and events.

Preventing COVID-19:

The best way to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the community is to take preventative measures to protect yourself from getting the virus. While it may provide you with a slight inconvienience it will keep you and others safe from the virus.

Here are a few measures which you can take to keep yourself safe:

Wear a Mask

When you are inside a building which isn't a home, you must wear a mask.

Social Distancing

Stay 1.5 to 2 meters away from other people where possible.

Wash Your Hands

Regularly use hand sanitiser or wash your hands with soap to kill the COVID-19 Virus.


When you are entering a business or event venue, you must check-in with the Check In Tas app.

Get Vaccinated

Get fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to help prevent you from getting sick with COVID-9 and spreading the virus.

Get Tested

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you should get tested for COVID-19/

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