17 MARCH 2022

Face Mask update - Tasmania

Dear Students

You are no longer required to wear a mask on our campus. This applies to all visitors and staff.

You are encouraged to wear a mask as extra protection if you are in a setting where you cannot physically distance, work in a public-facing role, or are vulnerable to COVID-19.

Read more about how choosing to wear a mask can reduce your risk.

Keep a supply of masks at home for yourself and other household members as part of your COVID-19 Safety Kit. You should also keep a mask with you or easily accessible at all times, as a mask could be required to be worn at short notice.

Masks must still be worn by workers who:

Masks are no longer required at indoor or outdoor events, regardless of the number of people attending, unless specified by Public Health when approving an event under the COVID-19 Safe Events and Activities in Tasmania Framework.

While masks are not mandatory in many settings – such as workplaces; hospitality and tourism premises; personal care; sport and recreation, retail and service sectors – businesses and organisations may require staff and/or patrons and visitors to wear masks as part of their COVID-19 Safety Plans.

Wearing a mask for extra protection

You are encouraged to wear a mask as extra protection if you are in a setting where you cannot physically distance, work in a public-facing role, or you are vulnerable to COVID-19.

Read more about how choosing to wear a mask can reduce your risk.

Keep a supply of masks at home for yourself and other household members as part of your COVID-19 Safety Kit. You should also keep a mask with you or easily accessible at all times, as a mask could be required to be worn at short notice.