COVID 19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates at the Workshop Arts Centre

11 June UPDATE: We are pleased to announce the Workshop Arts Centre will be reopening! The NSW Government has eased restrictions for Community Centres to reopen from June 13.

We look forward to welcoming students back on Monday 20th July for Term 3.

Please find the latest information here:

We will follow the 3 Step Framework outlined by the Australian Government. For detailed information, please read the PDF below:

New conditions of entry

  • Please do not attend the Centre if you have experienced a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or travelled overseas/Victoria in the past month.
  • All staff, teachers, students and visitors are required to sign a register for the purpose of tracing COVID-19 infections.
  • Temperature checks will be performed on all staff, teachers, students and visitors and all are required to sanitise their hands upon entry.

A COVID-19 Safety Plan is currently in place which includes some new changes

  • Studios: Following the 4 square metre indoor physical distancing regulation, all studios will have a maximum capacity of between 8 and 9 students + 1 teacher unless stated otherwise.
  • Kitchen: Limited facilities available. One person at a time. Tea, coffee, and biscuits will remain closed. Boiling water is available. If you wish to prepare beverages please bring your own cups, utensils, and ingredients. You will also need to wash up at home. Microwave and fridge remain open.
  • Cleaning: Increased frequency in cleaning including studios being cleaned by teachers and students after each class.
  • Cashless payments: Cash and cheque payments are currently unavailable. Only card payments will be accepted for enrolment bookings and other purchases.
  • Exhibitions: Exhibitions will remain closed until further notice.
  • COVID-19 app: WAC recommends students to download the phone app. For more detailed information about our COVID-19 Safety Plan, please read the PDF below: