Food, hospitality, travel, arts, tourism, events and accommodation

Visit the SA Government COVID-19 website for comprehensive information on the directions, restrictions and requirements that apply to business and industry operating in South Australia.

Food businesses

Certain restrictions remain on shared / communal food service and facilities. For more information, see the Public Activities Direction.

  • Food and beverages (including alcohol) must be consumed by patrons while seated at tables that are physically separate from any bar or where orders are taken. 
  • Any shared equipment and frequently touched surfaces must be cleaned between use by different individuals or groups.

Restrictions are applicable to:

  • Public venues (e.g. pubs, restaurants, cafes, wineries, breweries), including private events hosted at a venue.
  • BBQs / sausage sizzles
  • Food catering business

Resources for more information:

Travel, transport and hotels

Accommodation service providers

Accommodation service providers who have guests in isolation or quarantine provide an important service for the community. The following links will help to ensure your staff, other guests and the South Australian public remain safe and well.


Vehicles and other movable objects that are available for hire by members of the public for the purpose of tours or other recreational activities are a defined public activity under the Emergency Management (Public Activities) (COVID-19) Direction 2020. This means the person conducting the activity must:

  • Complete a COVID Safe Plan.
  • Keep contact tracing records.

The following SA Health fact sheet provides guidance for transport and tour vehicles of all types (excluding public transport) to operate safely and manage the health risks associated with COVID-19:

Other resources

Waste management

For information on COVID-19 waste management refer to the SA Health Infection control and personal protective equipment (PPE) advice webpage.