6 August 2020
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that NSW libraries can reopen from 1 June 2020.
The NSW Legislation website has links to the COVID-19 legislation including public health orders.
Under public health orders, you must have a COVID-19 Safety Plan for how your library will keep your customers and workers safe.
A COVID-19 Safety Plan is available for libraries. The webpage includes details on what should be included in your plan and a downloadable template for use. You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes - you can make changes to the plan or you can choose to download and create a new version of the plan.
See also the FAQs from the Office of Local Government.
Keep up to date with information about COVID-19 from the NSW government website.
Visit NSW Health for signage, posters and other resources in languages other than English about:
- who to call - available in 36 languages
- stopping the spread - available in 20 languages
- hygiene and handwashing
- protection and physical distancing.
Safe Work Australia provides extensive COVID-19 information including information about:
See the ALIA website for information about the current arrangement for virtual library storytimes during the COVID-19 outbreak.