WHAT THE CLUB IS DOING FOR YOU

 

The Goulburn Soldiers Club is a registered COVID safe venue, practising all of the appropriate COVID safe measures. To ensure our venue remains a safe place for you to enjoy, these measures are regularly updated to adhere to the changing policies directed by the Australian Government, NSW health and ClubsNSW.

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and patrons is our number one priority.

Although we are open and happily operating, it is not business as usual and a number of new changes and policies have been implemented in response to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in both NSW and VIC.
Some important changes to note include,

  • YA reduced venue capacity of 1352 patrons.
  • YIt is essential to sign in and out of the club when visiting our venue.
  • YIf you are feeling unwell, or presenting with the mildest of symptoms do not enter.
  • YAll patrons must adhere to social distancing regulations
  • YAll patrons must remain seated whilst drinking alcohol (indoors only)
  • YAll directional signage must be followed.
  • YGood hygiene practises, including good hand and sneeze hygiene will be followed at all times whilst in the venue.

COVID SAFE MARSHALLS

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We have a number of friendly COVID Marshalls in hi-vis vests around the club at all times to guide you through the current changes. These Marshalls have your health and wellbeing as their number one priority and are continuously doing their best to keep our venue clean and safe. Our Marshalls are tasked with ensuring compliance of social distancing rules, answering questions or concerns, promoting good personal hygiene, and regularly cleaning and sanitizing our venue.

Please follow our Marshall’s instructions at all times and help us to keep our community safe

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GOULBURN SOLDIERS CLUB COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN

26 JUNE 2021 @ 6PM

The Goulburn Soldiers Club has developed this COVID-19 Safety Plan to comply with the
current Public Health Orders in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and to manage risks
(including COVID-19) to staff and other people in accordance with the Work Health and
Safety Act 2011.

Exclusion. Staff and customers who are unwell should be excluded, even if they only have
mild symptoms.

Advice. We will advise staff who have respiratory symptoms or fever to be immediately
tested for COVID19 and remain in isolation at home until they have received their result. We
will ensure staff are aware of their leave entitlements if they are sick or required to self

Conditions on entry. We will ensure clear display of the conditions of entry on public
platforms, including on the website, social media platforms and at the venue entrance. QR
Code must be used in conjunction with normal club sign procedures.

Staff training. Appropriate staff training in relation to staying away from work when sick,
physical distancing, cleaning requirements and managing sick customers will be provided.
Staff start and break times are staggered.

Drinking. Patrons must be seated whilst drinking.

Deliveries. Contactless delivery and invoicing are encouraged.

Music. A duo may play in the lounge on Saturday night. Dancing and singing along will not
be allowed.

Masks. Are compulsory for all staff and patrons inside the club except when eating or
drinking, communicating with another person who is hard of hearing or hard to understand,
the wearing of a fitted face covering is a risk to the persons or another person’s health and
safety and does not apply to children 12 years and under or to a person with a physical or
mention health illness or condition, or disability, that makes wearing a fitted face covering
unsuitable including for example, a skin condition, an intellectual disability, autism or trauma
or where the person is asked to remove the fitted face covering to ascertain the persons
identity, because of an emergency.

Physical distancing:

Signage. We will prominently display an mandated CovidSafe signage that has been issued
by relevant Government authorities.

Capacity. The Club has a plan to ensure the number of patrons inside the premise will not
exceed 550 patrons (one the ground floor) ie Diggers by the Park 193, Poppys 46, Park
Lounge 80, Outdoor Park Terrace 28, Big Screen/TV 65, Outdoor Smoking Terrace 18,
Pokies 70, Outdoor Gaming Terrace 38 and Snooker 12.

Crowding. Physical distancing with markers on the floor in areas where people are asked to
queue have been provided.

Service of alcohol. Alcohol will only be consumed by customers whilst seated.

Crowd control. The Duty Manager will manage venue capacity and gatherings that may
occur immediately outside the premises.

Hygiene and cleaning:

Hygiene facilities. Good hand hygiene facilities are available at club entry and exit, at all
counters and in all restrooms and hand hygiene has been promoted to staff.

Bathrooms. Bathrooms are well stocked with hand soap and warm dryers. Posters with
instructions on how to wash hands are provided. Bathrooms will be cleaned two times daily.

Cutlery. Cutlery and single use items such as straws and napkins should not be stored in
communal areas.

Menus. Menus will be single use paper menus.

Cleaning. Frequently touched areas and surfaces will be cleaned several times per day with a
detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe. This includes electronic gaming machines,
EFTPOS equipment, elevator buttons, handrails, countertops, doorknobs, and sinks. Table
and chair hard furnishings, and any sugar, salt or pepper items are cleaned down between
customers with a detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe. All other areas frequented by
staff or customers will be cleaned at least daily with detergent or disinfectant. Disinfectant
solutions will be maintained at an appropriate strength and used in accordance with the
manufacturers’ instructions.

Gloves. Staff will wear gloves when cleaning and wash hands thoroughly before and after
with soap.

Cash. Patrons will be encouraged to limit the use of cash transactions using contactless
payment options.

Records. Records of name and a mobile number or email address for all staff, customers and
contractors will be kept for a period of at least 28 days. Records will be used only for the
purposes of tracing COVID-19 infections and are stored confidentially and securely.

If contacted in relation to a positive case of COVID-19 at the Club, we will cooperate
with NSW Health and notice SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.

Wellbeing of staff and customers

Exclusion. Staff and customers who are unwell should be excluded, even if they only have
mild symptoms.
Advice. We will advise staff who have respiratory symptoms or fever to be immediately
tested for COVID19 and remain in isolation at home until they have received their result. We
will ensure staff are aware of their leave entitlements if they are sick or required to self

Conditions on entry. We will ensure clear display of the conditions of entry on public
platforms, including on the website, social media platforms and at the venue entrance. QR
Code must be used in conjunction with normal club sign procedures.
Staff training. Appropriate staff training in relation to staying away from work when sick,
physical distancing, cleaning requirements and managing sick customers will be provided.
Staff start and break times are staggered.
Drinking. Patrons must be seated whilst drinking.
Deliveries. Contactless delivery and invoicing are encouraged.
Music. A duo may play in the lounge on Saturday night. Dancing and singing along will not
be allowed.
Masks. Are compulsory for all staff and patrons inside the club except when eating or
drinking, communicating with another person who is hard of hearing or hard to understand,
the wearing of a fitted face covering is a risk to the persons or another person’s health and
safety and does not apply to children 12 years and under or to a person with a physical or
mention health illness or condition, or disability, that makes wearing a fitted face covering
unsuitable including for example, a skin condition, an intellectual disability, autism or trauma
or where the person is asked to remove the fitted face covering to ascertain the persons
identity, because of an emergency.

Physical distancing:

Signage. We will prominently display an mandated CovidSafe signage that has been issued
by relevant Government authorities.
Capacity. The Club has a plan to ensure the number of patrons inside the premise will not
exceed 550 patrons (one the ground floor) ie Diggers by the Park 193, Poppys 46, Park
Lounge 80, Outdoor Park Terrace 28, Big Screen/TV 65, Outdoor Smoking Terrace 18,
Pokies 70, Outdoor Gaming Terrace 38 and Snooker 12.
Crowding. Physical distancing with markers on the floor in areas where people are asked to
queue have been provided.
Service of alcohol. Alcohol will only be consumed by customers whilst seated.
Crowd control. The Duty Manager will manage venue capacity and gatherings that may
occur immediately outside the premises.

Hygiene and cleaning:

Hygiene facilities. Good hand hygiene facilities are available at club entry and exit, at all
counters and in all restrooms and hand hygiene has been promoted to staff.
Bathrooms. Bathrooms are well stocked with hand soap and warm dryers. Posters with
instructions on how to wash hands are provided. Bathrooms will be cleaned two times daily.
Cutlery. Cutlery and single use items such as straws and napkins should not be stored in
communal areas.
Menus. Menus will be single use paper menus.
Cleaning. Frequently touched areas and surfaces will be cleaned several times per day with a
detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe. This includes electronic gaming machines,
EFTPOS equipment, elevator buttons, handrails, countertops, doorknobs, and sinks. Table
and chair hard furnishings, and any sugar, salt or pepper items are cleaned down between
customers with a detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe. All other areas frequented by
staff or customers will be cleaned at least daily with detergent or disinfectant. Disinfectant
solutions will be maintained at an appropriate strength and used in accordance with the
manufacturers’ instructions.
Gloves. Staff will wear gloves when cleaning and wash hands thoroughly before and after
with soap.
Cash. Patrons will be encouraged to limit the use of cash transactions using contactless
payment options.

Record Keeping:

Records of name and a mobile number or email address for all staff, customers and
contractors will be kept for a period of at least 28 days. Records will be used only for the
purposes of tracing COVID-19 infections and are stored confidentially and securely.
If contacted in relation to a positive case of COVID-19 at the Club, we will cooperate
with NSW Health and notice SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.