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Updated NSW Health Advice – 26 August 2021

Visiting restrictions remain in place at Adelene, according to the orders from the NSW Department of Health:

Please check their website for more details and updates:


All areas of NSW are currently under stay at home Orders.

Greater Sydney still includes Wollongong and the Blue Mountains. From 23 August 2021 Shellharbour and Central Coast LGAs are not included in Greater Sydney.

There are new close and casual contact locations in Greater Sydney and also in regional NSW areas. To view locations please see Latest COVID-19 case locations and alerts in NSW.

There are active cases in New Zealand with contact tracing locations of interest

Victoria, Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory are considered affected areas.

There are restrictions for people who have been in Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory from 5 August 2021 and there are close and casual contact places of high concern.

This information can change rapidly so please check the web at least daily for updates.


Visitors to Aged Care Facilities:

All facilities must:

  • ensure that all essential care visitors wear a surgical mask. For reasons when masks can be removed please see Additional Advice.
  • ensure all essential visits must be in the resident’s room.

Essential visitors must not enter an RACF at all if they:

  • have been to Victoria or the Australian Capital Territory since 5 August 2021 unless providing essential caring functions or for end of life visits.
  • have been in New Zealand in the last 14 days