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The use of masks or face coverings is mandatory for:

  • people travelling on public transport services or passenger service vehicles
  • anybody visiting a shop, supermarket, retail or service store, indoor public facility
  • anybody working in a public facing role
  • anybody visiting a hospital or aged care facility
  • all close contact businesses

Exemptions for wearing a mask or face covering include:

  • children under the age of 12
  • a person who has a medical condition that prevents them from wearing a mask or face covering safely or comfortably