Covid Safety




Port Macquarie Basketball Association has worked with the operators of Port Macqurie Indoor Stadium to develop and submit a Covid Safe plan, as per the requirements of NSW Health. 


Number of people

  • The new courts section of the Port Macquarie Indoor Stadium, hired by PMBA is 1950sq.m
  • At the mandated 75% capacity of people per square meters it is permitted to have 366 people in this area
  • Social distancing must be adheared to by spectators 

Registering and Moving around the stadium;

  • People entering the Indoor Stadium must register their attendance either by;
    • The Service NSW app scanner below the television near the PMBA office, or at the entrance to the courts
    • A coach using the Heja app 
    • Or via a paper role (applicable for Aussie Hoops participants) 
  • Please wait outside ahead of games as long as practical to minimise gathering in the foyer area 
  • Players will not be permitted to sit on the carpet seating near Court 4, specators will have access to this area
  • Exit after games via the side entrance to the carpark (children will not be permitted to exit without a parent or guardian) 


  • Everyone is encouraged to sanitise their hands on entering and leaving the stadium
  • All spectators must socially distance at 1.5 meters apart, unless you are from the same family
  • All players are encouraged to use their own basketballs during training sessions
  • Its is the teams responsibility to wipe down seats, benches and score benches at the completion of each training session
  • When training is held at an alternative venue it is the coaches responsibility to keep accurate attendance records and ensure sanitising is carried out  

Covid Safe Officers

PMBA has employed Covid Safe Officers for all competition evenings (Monday and Wednesday) and Aussie Hoops sessions (Thursday). These officers will;

  • Ensure all spectators have signed in. Players names and timeslots are recorded on the team sheets
  • Ensure social distancing rules apply
  • Manage the flow of people through the foyer area between games
  • Wipe down all courtside seats and benches at the conclusion of each game