essential health and disability services, including primary care services, specialist clinics, laboratories and imaging services, public and private hospitals, maternity care, hospice services, oral healthcare services, mental health care services, ambulances and emergency care
aged residential care services if you are a resident
public housing and social housing
emergency accommodation for people in need.
Shops and retail outlets can open
Shops, including outdoor markets, banks and takeaway-only businesses, can open.
Some retail businesses can choose to follow My Vaccine Pass requirements. They can require you to show your My Vaccine Pass to enter the shop.
You must wear a face mask when you are visiting a shop indoors.
Access to public transport
You can use public transport or taxi and ride-share services.
Some transport providers may require you to show My Vaccine Pass or a negative COVID-19 test result before boarding if you are aged 12 years and 3 months or above.
Before you travel, make sure you check the requirements with your transport provider.
Close-proximity businesses can open
You can visit a close-proximity business at Orange. There is no limit to how many people can be present.
Tradespeople and home services
You can have tradespeople and home services inside your home at any traffic light setting.
Examples of trades and home services are:
getting home appliances fixed, like your fridge
utility services, like gas and power
cleaning for people who need assistance because of sickness or disability
getting internet or other services installed or fixed
vet and pest management services.
While they are inside your house it is recommended you:
keep 1 metre apart from them, and
wear a face mask.
Tradespeople do not need to wear a face mask when inside people’s homes.
Face masks help reduce the spread of COVID-19. At Orange, you are encouraged to wear a face mask in public indoor settings wherever it is practical. You do not need to wear a face mask outdoors.
Find a full list of where you must wear a face mask: