Corona Virus (Covid-19 )



The following is for the information of all members and patrons of the Para Hills Bowling Club.

Due to the problems as a consequence of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) it is important to note that our club has a duty of care to all members, patrons and the community in general.  If our club is found to be negligent in this regard, and fails to ensure the highest possible standards in regard to mitigating and preventing the spread of the coronavirus, then as advised by Clubs SA, penalties can apply including possible immediate closure.

Clubs SA also advise that “The Authorities will be monitoring Clubs for breaches etc.
 Importantly, please remember that in these modern times you are always being watched, photographed, filmed by the public.  This is where any noncompliance will first be detected and reported.”

Consequently, the following will apply, effectively immediately.

1 The Para Hills Bowling Club will be closed until further notice with the exception of some items mentioned within the following points.
2 Wednesday and Saturday Social Bowls will be suspended until further notice.
3 Members with access will be able to gain entry to the greens for a roll-up and may use the available outside facilities. Nevertheless, the club rooms will be closed.
4 Participating members will be permitted to complete their internal championships competition, which is anticipated to be completed within the next few days, utilising the outside facilities, but the club rooms will be closed. Spectators are NOT encouraged to attend.
5 Upcoming events, such as Presentation Night and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be cancelled or suspended until a date to be fixed.   However, those office bearers whose positions are due for renew at the next AGM, the President and Treasurer, will retain their positions until a date for the next AGM has been determined.
6 The Para Hills Bowling Club will continue to operate as a function centre for small management approved private or club functions only.

During this period of uncertainty members and patrons are requested to adhere to the following.

Remain at home if you are feeling unwell.
2  If you have returned from overseas in the past 14 days or are exhibiting flu-like symptoms you are to self-isolate.  You will not be permitted to enter the Club.
3  Frequently wash your hands and use sanitiser.
4  If you suffer from a fever, coughing, fatigue, sore throat, or shortness of breath immediately seek attention from a medical professional.  Do not visit the Club.
5  Maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres.
6  Notify the Club should you suspect you have contracted the virus.

The decisions made have not been made lightly.  These decisions will be reviewed in due course to determine when the Club can resume its operations in full.  Any inconvenience caused is sincerely regretted.  The understanding of members during this period of uncertainty is greatly appreciated.

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