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Phase 1: New South Wales Eases Restrictions

May 11, 2020

Phase 1: New South Wales Eases Restrictions

Following a meeting of National Cabinet, a roadmap to a COVID Safe Australia has been agreed to.

It is up to the Individual States to implement the strategy on their own time frame.

From Friday the 15th of May, the following will be allowed in New South Wales:


Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people.

Cafes and restaurants can seat 10 patrons at any one time.

Up to 5 visitors to a household at any one time.

Weddings up to 10 guests.

Indoor funerals up to 20 mourners, outdoor funerals up to 30.

Religious gatherings/places of worship up to 10 worshippers.

Use of outdoor equipment with caution.

Outdoor pools open with restrictions.

Please continue to practise social distancing and good hygiene.

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