Tuesday June 16, 2020


The events industry after numerous pleas has still been left wounded with the recent rules implemented by the NSW Government and they want Gladys to no longer dance around the issues.

“We are thankful the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has opened up the events industry to hosting large events but my team at Navarra Venues has been inundated with calls because I have July and August brides that want their guests to dance at their wedding, “ said CEO Sal Navarra

Ms Berejiklian has given the green light to weddings as of July 1 removing the 100 people cap and implementing the four-square-metre rule (4sqm) with strict restrictions around twenty (20) guests permitted on the dance floor.

“I want to say yes we are back on track but 20 people permitted on the dance floor at a wedding of a bride and groom’s dream wedding is a little disheartening,” said Mr Navarra

A couples dream wedding involves setting the mood with music and dancing. This harsh restriction needs to be removed in the coming month by keeping in mind strict hygiene measures including temperature checks upon arrival and guest lists.

“Even the 4sqm rule does not make much sense because restaurants host large numbers of people in small spaces yet function centres continue to be discriminated. Food courts are busting at the seams with people and nightclubs are deemed to open very soon. The rules should apply across the board as a food service provider,” he said

Navarra Venues has been ringing the bells loud and clear to all clients and will continue to forge ahead hosting events in July and will hold the large fundraiser for Dementia Australia through the Navarra Care Foundation in August.

“Dementia is a topic that hits close to home as our mother suffers from it and the fundraiser will house one thousand (1000) people in our venue that will ultimately benefit many.”

Navarra Venues holds weddings, corporate and social events in their six (6) venues and they understand the Government is being guided by health authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic ensuring the safety of the community comes first.

“Gladys we are very pleased you have listened to our voiced concerns in the last week and eased restrictions within the event space. We welcome celebrations for our clients. We promise to keep a safe environment in our venues but we want to dance now. ”


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