Published on 23 June 2021, by


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Face masks  

With face masks now mandatory in a number of indoor venues in Greater Sydney, frontline staff and customers are now required to wear them in all indoor Council venues, including: 

  • Oran Park Administration Building;
  • Camden, Narellan and Oran Park Libraries;
  • Camden Civic Centre;
  • Community Halls and Facilities;
  • Alan Baker Art Gallery; and
  • Camden Visitor Information Centre

Camden Civic Centre – will revert back to the four square metre rule and face masks are mandatory.


Given the latest cases of community transmission and updated health advice from the Chief Health Officer, the following measures will be effective from midday today, 6 May 2021 (enforceable from 5pm) until 12.01am Monday, 10 May for the Greater Sydney region (including Wollongong, Central Coast and Blue Mountains):

  • Masks will be compulsory in all public indoor venues, such as retail, theatres, hospitals, aged care facilities and for front-of-house hospitality staff (except in a hospitality venue when eating or drinking);
  • Drinking while standing up at indoor venues will not be allowed;
  • Singing by audiences at indoor shows or by congregants at indoor places of worship will not be allowed;
  • Dancing will not be allowed at indoor hospitality venues or nightclubs however, dancing is allowed at weddings with a strong recommendation that no more than 20 people should be on the dancefloor at any one time


Camden Civic Centre re-opened on 1 July 2020 as a function centre with restrictions on the maximum number of users for each of the individual spaces. A range of COVID-safe measures are in place for events including:

  • Additional cleaning
  • Recording contact details of patrons
  • Changes to food preparation in line with COVID requirements
  • No buffet option– individual portions and table service only 

Large events and functions considered on a case by case basis – must comply with a risk assessment and complete a declaration regarding the COVID measures in place.

For further information on the restrictions on numbers please contact the Camden Civic Centre on 4655 8681.

For the latest Council update regarding COVID-19, go to  

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