COVID SAFETY

Engineers Australia take safety at our events seriously.

After careful consideration and in consultation with venues, please see below the policies which safeguard the health and wellbeing of members, attendees and staff at IWD:

Policies within venues (updated 8/3/2021)

Sydney

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Mask wearing not required within venue for guests (please note mask wearing is mandated for staff)

Melbourne

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Attendees will be temperature checked on arrival by Crown staff. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier than the scheduled start time.
  • All attendees will be required to scan the QR code and register on entry to the venue.
  • Event attendees are permitted to remove their masks when eating and drinking.
  • Masks are required when not eating and drinking. If guests are moving around the room without food or beverage then they will need to wear a mask when networking.
  • All catering will be served by Crown staff

Brisbane

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 10 guests seated per table

Canberra

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 6 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

Adelaide

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

Darwin

  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

Tasmania

  • 8 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

Newcastle

  • 1 person per 2 square meters for standing networking parts of the event
  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

Perth

  • 10 guests seated per table
  • Masks not required in the venue

What’s expected of attendees:

  • If you feel unwell do not attend the conference/event in person and advise us as soon as possible so that we can provide a link to the virtual platform
     
  • Keep the minimum distance of space (as per your locations restrictions) between yourself and other attendees
     
  • Sanitize your hands frequently
     
  • Please be courteous and conscious of other people’s fears and concerns, eg ask nearby attendees if you may remove your mask, check if someone is happy to shake your hand
     
  • Depending on your location you may be required to check into the venue using the designated app, eg Sydney venues will use the Service NSW app
     
  • Closer to the event date you will be sent a set of guidelines to follow on the day of the event. This is an evolving situation and regulations and restrictions can change suddenly.

We thank you for your patience and flexibility, please continue to check this page for updates.