The COVID-19 Protection Framework has been retired.
With case numbers dropping, The Chambers have continuously lobbied the Government to loosen COVID-19 restrictions to relieve burdens on businesses.
The removal of the COVID-19 Protection Framework is a signal that we are moving on.
COVID-19 Updates and Resources:
Learn more about the Government's decision to remove the COVID-19 Protection Framework and what it means to your business here.
Here are the five main things you need to know:
As of midnight 12 09 22, the COVID-19 Protection Framework will cease to exist.
Mask use is only mandated in healthcare settings and aged-care facilities.
Businesses can still request that masks be worn.
Household contacts no longer need to isolate for seven days, only those who test positive for COVID-19 need to do so.
Government vaccine mandates end on September 26.
COVID-19: Financial support for businesses
A summary of the financial support available to help you, your business and employees through the response to COVID-19.
As always, please get in touch with us at the SC Chamber of Commerce if you have any questions or require any support.
CONTACT THE SOUTH CANTERBURY CHAMBER: +64 3 687 2733 or email your contact details to: firstname.lastname@example.org