Safety remains our top priority and we’ve been working hard, alongside our retailers, to ensure our centre has a thorough COVID Safe Plan in place utilising new technologies.
With our ongoing focus on health and safety, we have a range of protective measures in place to encourage everyone to follow distancing guidelines and health and hygiene measures in our centre, including physical and digital signage, loudspeaker announcements and line markings throughout our centre.
Your safety is our priority.
In line with Tasmanian Government directions, from 6:00pm Friday 15 southern Tasmanian LGAs will enter a three-day lockdown. Selected stores and services will be open for you to shop for the essential products and services you need, and for click and collect services.
If you do need to visit the centre for essential services, please help us keep yourself and the community safe by wearing a facemask, checking in where available, and keeping a healthy distance from each other.
If you have any COVID-19 symptoms, however mild, please do not enter the centre and get tested immediately and isolate until you return a negative result.
The safety and well-being of our customers, retailers, team, and community continues to be our top priority. We’re taking extra precautions to ensure our centre is clean and hygienic every time you visit, including more frequent cleaning, monitoring face mask wearing, encouraging healthy physical distancing and good hygiene.
We know the situation will continue to evolve and we can assure you we’re staying up to date with the latest government advice and are working hard to adapt and keep our customers, retailers, team, and community informed.
For the latest health advice, and to stay informed, we recommend visiting https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/coronavirus
Please take care of yourselves, your families, and friends during this uncertain time.
Security officers in high visibility vests are monitoring our centre to enforce physical distancing requirements as appropriate and are working together with local police.
Maximum capacity limits are in place within the centre and within stores. Centre capacity and crowd density is actively monitored by heat mapping technology.
Increased sanitisation and cleaning of all customer touch points and high traffic areas.
Please use the hand santiser located at each entrance and use hand sanitser when requested upon entering a store.
Door, window, floor and freestanding signage are in place to assist with physical distancing measures. Please adhere to directions and guidance provided.
St John Ambulance shares Vicinity’s commitment to community safety. Working closely together, they have reviewed our safety procedures and support the COVID-safe practices put in place at Vicinity.
With the continued easing of restrictions in Tasmania, the maximum density limit in our centres is one person per 2 square metres, which means more customers can visit our centres. Some restrictions still remain in place for venues where food and alcohol is consumed.
Across our centre, we have COVID safety plans in place and we’re implementing additional measures including:
We’re committed to providing a safe environment, which means we all have a role to play so please help us stay COVID safe by:
And remember, if you have any COVID symptoms, however mild, please stay home.
The safety and wellbeing of our customers, retailers, team and the community is always our top priority, which is why we’re taking extra precautions to ensure our centres are clean and hygienic, including more thorough cleaning to high traffic and high touch areas.
We’re also asking everyone who visits us to practice healthy physical distancing and good hygiene.
In addition to our standard practices, we’ve introduced the following precautionary measures to ensure you can visit us with confidence:
We are taking additional precautionary measures and continuing to monitor government advice and announcements.
These are preventative measures that each of us can take to help keep our community safe.
We’ve introduced distancing measures based on government recommendations, to ensure the wellbeing of everyone who visits and works at our centre, and we’re asking everyone in our centres to practice good hygiene.
To help minimise close contact, we’re asking everyone to follow the floor navigations throughout our centre, maintain a 1.5 metre distance from others in the centre.
We want you to know our team is always working to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our customers, retailers, team and the broader community, especially during these challenging times.
We have several measures in place to remind people to keep a safe distance from others, including
We know everyone has a responsibility to help slow the spread of Coronavirus and we ask our community to do the right thing and use a commonsense approach.
We will endeavour to update our store listings on this website with amended trading hours, and any store closures, in a timely manner so you can stay informed.
We will continue to keep you updated on a regular basis about how we are responding to Coronavirus through our social channels, email and website.
We understand continuing community concerns about the spread of Coronavirus and are conscious of the spread of rumours and misinformation which is not helpful during these times of uncertainty.
The Federal Health Department has outlined how Coronavirus can spread, which does not include by air conditioning, that information is available here: https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-what-you-need-to-know_4.pdf
For store openings, you can search for retailers by name or category here for further details.
Foodcourt seating in TAS, NSW, VIC, SA, QLD, ACT and WA has reopened, with physical distancing, capacity and hygiene measures in place.
Foodcourt seating in ACT and VIC will require customers to check-in with their contact details.
While visiting the centre, please help us keep our community safe by following the below good hygiene practices:
We want to assure our customers and communities that we are monitoring and acting on current and future government and relevant health authority’s advice. For additional information please visit: https://www.health.gov.au/