Safety guidelines for planning an event in Adelaide, Australia during the COVID-19 period

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We know it can be difficult to keep up with all the COVID-19 related regulations, especially when it comes to what kinds of events can take place and how many guests are allowed. To help you better understand, we have prepared a summary to update you on the most current safety rules that apply to venues. Keep in mind that even though most venues will follow such guidelines, we would still recommend reaching out to the venue you intend to book to find out in detail how their capacity has changed.

Adelaide, Australia

Updated: 12 July 2021

General venue operation and event hosting guidelines

  • The density requirement of 3 person per 4 square metres applies for all defined public activities
  • The maximum number of attendees at a place of business will be determined by its size
  • Where businesses may now open, some restrictions apply
    • No shared utensils may be provided in the course of providing the service of any food or beverages
    • No communal food or beverage service areas may operate, this includes buffets, salad bars or sauce dispensers


  • The maximum number of people permitted is defined by the density provision of 3 people per 4 square metres
  • Communal food or beverage service areas (such as buffets or salad bars) are not permitted
  • Dancing and singing are permitted

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