AFLW games and COVID safety: All you need to know

THE NAB AFL Women's competition is back for 2022 and so is the opportunity to go to the footy and cheer on your team. 

Read below for all you need to know about attending AFLW games in a COVID-safe way. 


All matches in the 2022 season will be once again fully ticketed, having been introduced last year.

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

Tickets to NAB AFLW matches for adults / concession will be $10 with free entry for children under 18. 


What you can expect at AFLW venues

  • Please wear your mask where physical distancing is not possible
  • 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 event ticketing system supports contact tracing.
  • Some activations, such as player autographs, will be paused to ensure social distancing requirements are met.
  • 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 are feeling unwell, please enjoy the game from the comfort of your home
  • Please follow relevant government health advice, and enjoy the game from home, if the following applies to you:
    - You are deemed a close contact
    - You are awaiting the result of a COVID test
    - You are completing a mandated isolation period during to a COVID positive result


To help support various state government vaccination requirements, please ensure you 'check in' via the QR code as you enter the venue. Please download your state government app to understand any requirements.

You can also download the free state government apps to help check in to a COVID-Safe venue (where applicable).

Victoria: Get the free Service Victoria app
NSW: Get the free Service NSW app
Qld: Get the free Check-In QLD app -
SA: Learn more about the COVID SAfe Check-In and get the free mySA GOV app
WA: Get the free SafeWA app


If you are feeling unwell, please stay home for the safety of others and get tested. See below for information about COVID-19 testing in your state.

South Australia
Western Australia

If you have been to any COVID-19 hotspots, please remain at home. You can check the latest hotspot information via the links below.

Victoria: Latest information on case locations and outbreaks
NSW: Latest information on exposure sites
Qld: Latest contact tracing alerts and latest hotspot information
SA: Latest contact tracing and hotspot information
WA: Latest COVID-19 restrictions and exposure sites

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