Current restrictions

Tasmania has moved to Stage Two in the lifting of restrictions.

Below are the changes made during Stage Two.

  • All non-essential travellers arriving in Tasmania will be required to enter quarantine for 14 days.
  • Tasmanian residents will be able to complete their 14 days of quarantine at their residence in Tasmania.
  • Non-Tasmanian residents will still be required to complete their quarantine at Government provided accommodation.
  • A person can leave quarantine (whether in government provided accommodation or private residence) during the 14-day period for the purpose of leaving the State.
  • King and Flinders Island residents can travel to mainland Tasmania with no need to quarantine on their return, unless they travel via mainland Australia.
  • All Tasmanian residents can travel to King and Flinders Islands with no need to quarantine, unless they travel via mainland Australia.

For more information, go to Coming to Tasmania.

The following outlines the gathering limits that apply to businesses under Stage 2. For more detail, go to Business restrictions and read about density and physical distancing rules.

Note that:

20 attendees

  • Function centres
  • Outdoor amusement parks, arcades and play centres
  • Betting shopfronts
  • Indoor gyms, fitness centres and sporting venues, including boot camps, yoga, barre, gymnastics and cheerleading facilities, wellness centres and fitness classes (noting at least one employee must be on premises during operating hours)
  • Dance schools
  • Rented holiday houses/short-stay accommodation
  • Swimming pools (20 per pool)
  • Open homes and auctions

40 attendees

  • Restaurants and cafes - restriction applies to the venue as a whole regardless of whether it has multiple separate dining rooms.
  • Pubs, clubs, bars, RSLs and community clubs - serving food and/or drinks to seated patrons. Betting services and TASkeno permitted.
  • Cinemas – 40 attendees per cinema
  • Concert and performance venues, arenas and auditoriums - an additional 20 performers or support-staff permitted
  • Zoos and wildlife parks
  • Weddings
  • Religious gatherings, ceremonies and instruction; non-denominational ceremonies; and similar services

50 attendees

  • Funerals

80 attendees

  • Museums, galleries and historic sites

No attendee limit

  • Accommodation - no limit on the number of guests, apart from rented holiday houses/short-stay accommodation, which are limited to 20 attendees and subject to density limits.
  • Camping and caravan parks - booked sites must not exceed the maximum density limit for that site, unless those camping are all from the same household.
  • Beauty and personal care services - one person per four square metre rule applies.

Gatherings have increased to up to 20 people at a time for indoor and outdoor, with physical distancing of 1.5 metres (where practicable) and a maximum of one person per 4 square metres. Read about physical distancing and maximum density.

For more information, go to Gatherings.

Gatherings at households – including shacks - have increased to up to 10 people at any one time, not including residents of the household.

You should not visit or have visitors to your home if you are unwell.

For more information, go to Gatherings.

There are no restrictions on locations for launching recreational boats and overnight stays are permitted.

Gatherings have increased to 20 attendees for:

  • Outdoor park exercise equipment
  • Outdoor exercise groups and boot camps
  • Skate parks
  • Playgrounds
  • Indoor and outdoor pools (20 people per pool)
  • Outdoor exercise for groups of up to 20 people.
  • Indoor gyms, fitness centres and sporting venues, including boot camps, yoga, barre, gymnastics and cheerleading facilities, wellness centres and fitness classes can now open for up to 20 attendees.

Sporting groups can train in groups of up to 20 attendees, and only where activity aligns with the specified activities in Level B, within the AIS Framework.

Full training cannot resume for sports or activities that involve person-to-person contact (eg boxing, wrestling, holding, tackling, blocking). Modified, non-contact training (such as skills training) is permitted for these activities.

For more information, go to Sport and recreation.

Parks and reserves have reopened with the 30 kilometre travel limit no longer in place and camping allowed. Visitor centres and campgrounds will gradually reopen between 5 and 15 June.

For more details visit the PWS website.

High school students from years 7 to 10 return to learning at school on 9 June 2020.

Primary school students and Year 11 and 12 students returned to school based learning on 25 May 2020.

For more information go to Schools and childcare.

Racing resumes 13 June 2020.