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IHNSW COVID UPDATE 2 JANUARY

Updates from NSW Premier and Office of Sport as of January 2nd 2021 can be accessed below.

Premier Media Release January 2nd 2021

Office of Sport update January 2nd 2021

Hockey players can not attend any activities if they are from the northern zone of the Northern Beaches with stay at home orders in place until 9 January 2021;

  • No visitors to the home.
  • Five northern zone residents can gather outdoors (not at homes) for exercise and recreation, from within the same zone. 
  • Non-essential businesses remain closed

The following measures for Greater Sydney (including Wollongong, Central Coast and Blue Mountains) are effective from midnight tonight;

  • Face masks will be mandatory in the following indoor settings: shopping (retail, supermarkets and shopping centres), public/shared transport, indoor entertainment (including cinemas and theatres), places of worship, hair and beauty premises. Face masks will also be mandatory for all staff in hospitality venues and casinos and for patrons using gaming services. Compliance will start from Monday, 4 January 2021 with $200 on the spot fines for individuals for non-compliance. Children under 12 are exempt but are encouraged to wear masks where practicable.

For any IHNSW events, including Willis Cup and club In-House activities – please ensure that you are aware of and operating under the current restrictions. IHNSW encourages all those attending Hockey activities to wear a mask.

As always, contact recording/tracing, physical distancing and regular hand sanitising is still a requirement of attending any IHNSW activity, and we encourage anyone with cold and flu symptoms to seek testing as soon as possible.

2020 AGM & AWARDS PRESENTATION

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The 2020 IHNSW Annual General Meeting & Winter Season Awards Presentation is coming up next month. Details are below:

WHEN – Sunday 31st January, 3.30pm Registration / AGM 4.00pm to 5.30pm including awards

WHERE – ACPE, Sydney Olympic Park (free parking on site) The following Meeting Papers can be downloaded via the links below:

AGM Notice and Agenda

Proxy Form

Nomination Form for Vice-President and Secretary

Nomination form for the 4 Elected Executive Positions

• Nominations for vacant positions must be received by post or email at the IHNSW office by 5.00pm Friday 22nd January 2021

• Proxy forms must be received by post or email at the IHNSW office by 5.00pm Thursday 28th January 2021

• All nominations must be signed by the Nominee, the Proposer and the Seconder, all of whom must be current members of Ice Hockey NSW as of December 21st 2020.

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IHNSW Update 21 December – restrictions reinstated following Northern Beaches COVID cluster

Recently, IHNSW provided an update in accordance with the NSW Government easing of restrictions from Monday 7 December.

Unfortunately, due to the COVID cluster currently under investigation in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, restrictions have been re-instated for Greater Sydney, including the Central Coast, Illawarra-Shoalhaven, and Nepean Blue Mountains. These restrictions are in place from Sunday 20th December to Wednesday 23rd December (midnight).

Sporting activities can continue within these additional restrictions. For any IHNSW events, including Willis Cup and club In-House activities – please ensure that you are aware of and operating under these restrictions, and await further instructions from IHNSW after Wednesday evening.  

  • Household gatherings will be limited to 10 visitors (until 11:59pm Wednesday 23 December).
  • The one person per four square metre rule will be re-introduced for all indoor settings including hospitality venues and places of worship.
  • A cap of 300 people will apply for hospitality venues and places of worship.
  • Singing and chanting at indoor venues will not be allowed.
  • Dancefloors will not be permitted, except for weddings, when a maximum of 20 from the bridal party will be permitted.

If you are a resident of the Northern Beaches Local Government area,  ‘stay at home’ orders are in place until 11:59pm on Wednesday 23 December.

As always, contact recording/tracing, physical distancing and regular hand sanitising is still a requirement of attending any IHNSW activity, and we encourage anyone with cold and flu symptoms to seek testing as soon as possible.