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Covid-safe practices at AFL games (afl site)
« on: March 03, 2021, 02:48:03 PM »

All matches in the 2021 season will be fully ticketed for the first time as part of the continued progression of the competition and to ensure all venues are COVID-safe.

Tickets are unable to be purchased at the gate, with fans needing to buy ahead of time.

AAMI Community Series matches

Competing club members and AFL members will receive free entry to these games, however, will be required to redeem a $0 ticket in advance of the match for entry.

General public tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for concession. Children aged under 15 are free but still require a $0 ticket to enter a venue.

Toyota AFL Premiership Season matches

Ticketing information including on-sale dates and times will be communicated in due course, and is subject to the most up-to-date government advice and direction regarding venue capacities, contact tracing requirements etc.

What you can expect at AFL venues

* Please wear your mask where physical distancing is not possible

* Extra cleaning and sanitisation pre, during and post-event, with a focus on high traffic areas like hand-rails is taking place.

* The stadium will be zoned, meaning fans will not have access to the entire venue, and will need to stay within their zone for contact tracing purposes. However fans will have access to amenities and food and beverage outlets in their zone

* Water fountains will not be in use at most venues. Where they are in operation, they will be cleaned and sanitised regularly. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own water bottles
The venues are cashless, meaning only contactless payments can be used for purchases of food, beverages and merchandise.

* The stadium will provide hand sanitiser stations for patrons at a variety of locations across all levels of the stadium.

* Some activations, such as player autographs, will be paused to ensure social distancing requirements are met.

* Dedicated entry gates for all fans: patrons will only be able to enter through the gate number on their ticket, and should make all efforts to enter during their

* To ensure adherence to the government COVID-19 health and safety regulations, a one person per two square metre rule has been implemented

* Hand sanitising stations are available at entry and exit points as well as situated around the stadium

* Increased cleaning and disinfecting of all surface areas and frequented spaces

How you can help

* Plan to arrive early at games where possible, to avoid crowds at entry points close to match start times

* Practise good hygiene and regularly and thoroughly wash your hands

* Maintain physical distancing, keep at least 1.5 metres away from others

* Carry a face mask when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to. It is strongly recommended you wear one whenever you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others

* If you feel unwell do not attend AFL games - get tested and stay at home until you return a negative result