17 Jul Further restrictions for Greater Sydney Regions and additional stay at home rules for Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool LGAs
The following changes come into effect across Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour until 11.59pm on Friday, 30 July:
Retail premises will be required to close (‘click and collect’, takeaway and home delivery can still operate), except the following can remain open:
From 11.59pm on Saturday, 17 July:
- Supermarkets and grocery stores (including butchers, bakeries, fruit and vegetable stores, liquor stores and fishmongers);
- Stores that predominantly sell health, medical, maternity and infant supplies;
- Pharmacies and chemists;
- Petrol stations;
- Car hire;
- Banks and financial institutions;
- Hardware, nurseries and building supplies;
- Agricultural and rural supplies;
- Pet supplies;
- Post offices and newsagents; and
- Office supplies.
Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool LGAs
- In addition to the stay-at-home rules, residents of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown andLiverpool LGAs cannot leave their LGA for work except for emergency services and healthcare workers (including aged and disability workers). Where those workers do need to leave their LGA for work, they are required to be tested every three days, even if they do not have symptoms;
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- Masks are mandatory in all indoor and outdoor work settings, in outdoor markets, outdoor shopping strips and in any outdoor queues such as takeaway food.
- All carpooling to be stopped unless among members of the same household.
From 12.01am on Monday, 19 July:
- All construction to be paused; and
- Non-urgent maintenance, including cleaning services, and repair work on residential premises to be paused.
Work from home
From 12.01am on Wednesday, 21 July:
- Employers must allow employees to work from home if the employee is able to do so, failure to do so can result in a fine of up to $10,000.
Members are advised that manufacturing, harvesting, milling and processing have not been excluded from trading at this point in time. This is in contrast to the Public Health Order pausing all construction. In addition, the government list above states that hardware, nurseries and building supplies can remain open.
Restrictions in regional NSW remain unchanged.
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