The NSW Government has released a new Public Health Order as some significant COVID-19 restrictions are eased from today.

Excerpts relevant to Funerals are below – please note Clause 4 which is now a legal requirement.

(3) Subclause (1) also does not apply to a person participating in a gathering for the purpose of one of the following services—

(a) for a wedding service at which there are no more than 10 wedding guests (excluding the persons being married, the persons necessary for the conduct of, or assisting in the conduct of, the service and one photographer or one videographer or both),

(b) for an indoor funeral or memorial service at which there are no more than 20 persons (excluding the persons necessary for the conduct of, or assisting in the conduct of, the service such as the funeral celebrant or minister of religion and funeral directors),

(c) for an outdoor funeral or memorial service at which there are no more than 30 persons (excluding the persons necessary for the conduct of, or assisting in the conduct of, the service such as the funeral celebrant or minister of religion and funeral directors),

(d) for a religious service at which there are no more than 10 persons (excluding the persons necessary for the conduct of, or assisting in the conduct of, the service).

(4) The Minister directs that—

(a) a person participating in a wedding, funeral or memorial service or religious service referred to in subclause (3) must provide the person’s name and  contact details (including a contact telephone number) to the relevant person for the service, and

(b) a relevant person for a wedding, funeral or memorial service or religious service referred to in subclause (3) must record the names and contact details (including contact telephone numbers) of all the persons at the service.

 

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