Bawley Bush Retreat Covid safety

The NSW government currently requires all venues and each event using a venue to have its own registered Covid Safe Plan. Bawley Bush Retreat has registered its plan. That requires each DIY event using the property to develop a Covid Safe plan specific to their activity for the safety of their clients and/or guests. By law that plan should also be registered with the government. Please email to us before arrival. To help you prepare: cut and paste these words into your plan and then add items specific to your event sourced from the NSW government website.....

Electronic entry: All guests and contractors using Bawley Bush Retreat are required to sign in electronically. That can be done at the office on the entry road or at the venue.

Excluded entry: Any arrival experiencing cold/flu symptoms is denied entry to Bawley Bush Retreat and is advised to get tested.

Sanitising: All visitors  are advised to wash hands frequently and to use hand sanitisers  

Capacities:  The 1#:4sqm rule applies to indoor event compnents and 1#:2Sqm rule to outdoor event components. Subject to the Bawley Bush Reteat venue maximum of 120# this means there can be up to 32 event guests in the foyer/function room, 17# in the adjacent lounge room, 41# on covered verandas and any balance in/on uncovered areas. Covid accommodation capacities for people not from the same household are posted on each cottage but in total add to 24#. In non-Covid times we can accommodate up to 35.

Dancing: Only wedding party members up to 20# permitted to dance. No others. Singing constrained.

Sub-contractors: Event principals are to ensure that their catering and other subcontractors have their own Covid-safe plans in place for their staff and their interaction with your guests. 

Covid Marshall: It is the law that each event principal appoints a badged or high-viz Covid Marshall whose responsibility it is to ensure that the entire event plan, including capacity maximums, is continuously implemented throughout the event.

Latest information: Go to for latest information that relates to your specific event application and include that in your own plan.  

Formal compliance: To register your event use this link to NSW govt site Fines for non-compliance are very large. Ensure that your event plan is also communicated to us, your clients, guests, contractors and/or others who might be involved in your event.