COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - Information & Support

19 July 2021

COVID-19 restrictions for NSW

NSW Government has announced extended restrictions until at least 30 July 2021 to protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak.

Everyone in Greater Sydney must stay at home unless it is for an essential reason. If you must leave home, stay within your local area.



Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown local government areas​:

If you live in the Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown local government areas you cannot leave the local government area that you live in to go to work unless you are an authorised worker.

If you live in Fairfield, Liverpool, or Canterbury-Bankstown local government areas, and you cannot work from home and your workplace is still open, you can go to work if it is within the local government area in which you live.

If you live in or are staying in the Fairfield local government area but you work outside this area, you must have a COVID-19 test once every 72 hours (3 days) in order to be allowed to go to work as an authorised worker.

Find out more about the rules for Fairfield, Liverpool and Canterbury Bankstown.

A number of COVID-19 testing clinics in Fairfield local government area have extended their opening hours.
Visit COVID-19 testing locations


Related: 14 July 2021 update from Premier Gladys Berejiklian


All residents of South Western Sydney are strongly encouraged to get tested if there is even the slightest chance they may have COVID-19. Visit COVID-19 testing locations.

Updated 4 May 2021

Find up-to-date information about coronavirus (COVID-19) on this website using the links and resources below.


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Get the facts and find out more about COVID-19 with the healthdirect 'Frequently Asked Questions' (FAQs) such as:


Information in multiple languages

Important facts and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 are available in multiple languages.
This includes English, Chinese – Simplified and Traditional – Arabic, Bahasa, Farsi, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese.

Go to FAQs - Frequently asked questions in multiple languages (NSW Health)

For translated resources in additional languages, visit the Department of Health website.

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service website 


Settlement Council of Australia COVID-19 resources


Information Helplines

Coronavirus Health Information Line

Call this Australian Government Department of Health phone line if you are seeking information on novel coronavirus.
The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Ph: 1800 020 080


healthdirect Hotline

Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns.
The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Ph: 1800 022 222

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