Fully vaccinated people can now gather in bigger numbers indoors and outdoors while school kids will be allowed assemblies and excursions from Monday under the state's revised COVID-19 road map.
NSW businesses will now move to density restrictions of one person for every two square metres and fully vaccinated diners can book without number limits.
As many as 1000 people can gather outdoors while stadiums, racecourses, theme parks, zoos, cinemas and theatres can operate at 100 per cent of their fixed-seated capacity.
School children will be able to enjoy music classes, excursions and assemblies from Monday while teachers who aren't fully vaccinated will be suspended.
A parliamentary committee was told last week that about 4900 teachers had not yet advised the Education Department of their vaccination status.
NSW is on the brink of hitting 90 per cent full vaccination coveraget for people aged 16 and over, with 89.8 per cent now double-dosed.
All unvaccinated NSW residents will have to wait until December 15 or when the state reaches a 95 per cent double-vaccination rate to enjoy greater freedoms.
Hundreds of protesters largely dressed in white came together to oppose vaccine mandates on Sunday in Parramatta, Wollongong, Coolangatta and on the Central Coast as part of "Reclaim The Line" rallies.
From Monday Sydney's mass COVID-19 vaccination hub at Qudos Bank Arena will be closed after delivering more than 360,000 vaccine doses since opening on August 9.
The arena will return to hosting sport and entertainment events.
There were 52,939 tests in the 24 hours to 8pm on Sunday.
There are 264 patients battling the virus in hospitals across the state, 48 of whom are in intensive care.