Updated 15 September 2021

Dealing with a COVID-19 related situation? 

For general information on COVID-19, visit the Unite against COVID-19 website.(external link)

For information for landlords and tenants on the COVID-19 Alert Level restrictions, visit the Tenancy Services website.(external link)

Prevent the spread of COVID-19

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, bodies corporate should consider taking the following measures during Alert Levels.

Alert Level 3 and 4

  • - close all indoor communal facilities such as gyms, swimming pools and other communal gathering areas, apart from those required for household needs e.g. laundries.
  • - encourage residents to maintain physical distance and use face coverings when they are outside of the unit/apartment.
  • - regularly clean and disinfect common areas such as door handles, lift buttons and stair rails.
  • - provide hand sanitiser at building entrances.
  • - provide QR codes at the building entrances for contact tracing purposes.

Under Alert Level 4, anyone visiting the building to provide a business or service must wear a face covering.

Alert Level 2

  • - assess risk and consider closing indoor communcal facilities such as gyms, swimming pools and other gathering areas, apart from those required for household needs e.g. laundries. If you decide to keep facilities open, encourage residents to maintain physical distance and use face coverings.
  • - regularly clean and disinfect common areas such as door handles, lift buttons and stair rails.
  • - provide hand sanitiser at building entrances.
  • - provide QR codes at the building entrances for contact tracing purposes.
  • - if applicable, remind residents of the limits on social gatherings.

Under Alert Level 2, anyone visiting the building to delivery goods must wear a face covering.

Alert Level 1

  • - regularly clean and disinfect common areas such as door handles, lift buttons and stair rails.
  • - provide hand sanitiser at building entrances.
  • - provide QR codes at the building entrances for contact tracing purposes.

Further information, including advice on steps you can take as a tenant of an apartment building, can be found on the Unite against COVID-19 website.(external link)

Body corporate meetings

A temporary amendment was made to the Unit Titles Act 2010 (UTA) to allow members of a body corporate or a body corporate committee to attend meetings by audio or audio-visual link.

The amendment applies until 12 December 2021, at this stage.