A short overview of how you can keep yourself and others safe while at Brunswick Mechanics. Updated October 18. 

It’s been a minute! We’re so excited to finally welcome you back to our venue Brunswick Mechanics from late October. In line with the Victorian Chief Health Officer’s guidance, Next Wave is implementing a variety of public health and physical distancing measures to keep our visitors (you) safe.

Please note these are conditions of entry. 

What you can expect when visiting Brunswick Mechanics  

Fully vaccinated condition of entry
In line with government guidelines all guests (whether you’re a visitor, artist, presenter, team member or anyone else working with us) must be fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption for entry.  

Wear a fitted mask (and keep it on) when visiting
Please wear a mask at all times, apart from when you’re eating or drinking. If you don’t have one, there are disposable masks available. Please ask one of our friendly team members in Studio 2.   

Check in with our QR Contact Tracing Code
Using your mobile phone, you must scan the QR code on entry and follow the prompts, to register your details. If you need help with getting the QR code to work, please give us a shout. This data will be important if there is a case reported on site. All data is confidential and not provided to third-parties. If you do not have a mobile phone, please leave your name and contact details on the form provided by staff to support contact tracing. 

Practice good hygiene
Hand sanitizer available at multiple locations at Brunswick Mechanics. Use it when you arrive at Brunswick Mechanics, and after handling items or touching surfaces.

Keep your distance
Maintain a distance of 1.5m from other visitors on site. Adhere to maximum room capacities as directed at the entry way to different spaces at Brunswick Mechanics. 

Observe Room Capacity Signage
Please adhere to room capacity signage. You may be asked to wait outside venue until the room capacity will allow entry.

Stay home if you’re feeling unwell
Yes, we miss you too but please stay home if you’re feeling unwell. Attending our venue when you’re feeling unwell puts yourself and others at risk, please do not visit if you’re unwell, have experienced cold or flu symptoms in the last 14 days, or have returned from overseas in the last 14 days. 

Be patient and kind to staff and other visitors
Please be patient as we navigate our new COVID normal. You are welcome to send feedback about your experience to 

Our venue is undergoing enhanced cleaning throughout the day. As Government recommendations evolve we will continue to update information about visiting. We encourage you to follow @BrunswickMechanicsInstitute on social media (FB / IG) for regular updates about programming and any changes.