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Australians expect to continue working at home even after the limitations of the coronavirus have disappeared

The federal government has announced a three-stage plan to reduce coronavirus restrictions in the coming months, requiring states and territories to set their own timing.

NEW SOUTH WALES

What you can do now:

* Meals in pubs, cafes and restaurants for up to 10 people

* Outdoor meetings for up to 10 people

• Maximum of five visitors to a household

• Weddings up to 10 guests

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

• Churches and places of worship up to 10

* Public schools are open, but shuttle caps remain on Sydney buses, trains and ferries.

• Use outdoor play areas and fitness equipment with care

• Outdoor pools open with restrictions

* Beaches open with restrictions including Bondi, Clovelly, Coogee and Maroubra, as well as some ocean pools

• Travel within the state is not permitted

NSW – What you can do from 1 June:

* Pubs, restaurants and cafes up to 50 people under the four square meter rule, guests must be seated

* Beauty salons for 10 people under the four square meter rule, magazines removed from waiting areas

• Reopen museums, galleries, zoos, aquariums and libraries, subject to a four square meter rule

• Travel within the state allowed

* Outdoor meetings allowed for up to 10 people

VICTORIA

What you can do now:

• Restaurants and cafes are only open for takeaway, there are also basic restrictions for bars and casinos

* Victorians can have a maximum of five visitors.

* Outdoor gatherings of up to 10 people including fishing, hiking, golf, sports and sports, 1.5 meters away

* Professional sports are back including AFL and NRL

* Only allow use for gyms and swimming pools, no public access for indoor facilities

• If the rules for public gatherings have been relaxed, keep track of who is present to help track contacts

* Children in Prep through Years 2 and Years 11 and 12 return to classrooms on Tuesday, May 26, and the rest return from June 9.

• Weddings up to 10 people

• Funerals for up to 20 mourners indoors and up to 30 outdoors

• Places of worship: maximum 10 persons

• Hairdressers, shops open under the four square meter rule

• Auction houses and real estate auctions up to 10 people

Victoria: what you can do from June 1:

* 20 people allowed in restaurants, cafes, pub dining rooms and at home with physical distance

• Zoos, galleries, museums, national institutions, historic sites, outdoor amusement parks, arcades, libraries and public facilities can open up to 20 people, subject to the four square meter rule

• Beauty therapy, spas, tattoo studios, massage salons to reopen for 20 people under the four square meter rule

• Reopening market stalls with due observance of four square meters and distance rules

• Drive-in movie theaters to open again

• Place of worship: up to 20 people

• Weddings of up to 20 people excluding the celebrant and the couple

• Funerals for up to 50 people excluding staff, subject to a four square meter rule

* Overnight in hotels, motels, campsites and caravan parks

• Skate parks and playgrounds open again

* Schools open June 9 with a staggered return for students beginning with students in Prep and Years 1, 2, 11, and 12 on May 26.

* Students aged 11 and 12 will take exams from November 9th to December 2nd.

• Indoor and outdoor pools for 20 people with a limit of three people per lane

• Outdoor sports for 20 people

* AFL starts on June 11

VICTORIA FROM JUNE 22

* 50 persons allowed in restaurants, cinemas, concert halls, theaters, cafes and pubs with a distance of 1.5 m

* Alpine resorts open to skiers

• Indoor sports centers and locations up to 20 people under the four square meter rule, group activities limited to 10 people

• Gyms open again with a maximum of 20 people per room, subject to a four square meter rule and a maximum of 10 people per group

• Galleries, museums, national institutions, historic sites, outdoor amusement parks, zoos and arcades allowed up to 50 visitors

* A maximum of 100 people will be admitted in closed spaces in mid-July

QUEENSLAND

What you can do now:

• Up to ten people can gather in public areas, up to five in the house

* Shop for non-essential items

* Students from public schools in grades 2 through 10 have resumed full-time classes without commuting on public transportation

• Some beauty treatments including nail salons for up to 10 people

• Day trips up to 250 km from your home

• Libraries, playgrounds, skate parks, gyms, open houses and auctions for up to 10 people

• Weddings up to 10 people

• Funerals for up to 20 people indoors, 30 outdoors

• Public swimming pools and lagoons up to 10 people and with an approved plan for more than 10 people

• Contactless sport for up to 10 people

* Outback pubs, cafes and restaurants can hold up to 20 people and residents can travel up to 500 km

Queensland – What to do from June 12:

* Subject to the four square meter and social distance rule, up to 20 people may gather indoors and outdoors

* Restaurants, cafes, pubs, clubs, hotels and casinos are allowed to dine (but no bars or gaming)

* Museums, art galleries, libraries, historic sites, outdoor amusement parks, zoos, arcades, concert halls, theaters, arenas and stadiums for up to 20 people

* Indoor and outdoor contactless community sports, personal training sessions, parks, gyms, health clubs, skate parks and yoga studies can all accommodate up to 20 people

* Weddings, places of worship and religious ceremonies up to 20 people

* Hiking, camping and other recreational activities

* Open houses and auctions up to 20 people

* State borders remain closed

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

What you can do now: Stage One

* Dine and drink in pubs, cafes and restaurants for up to 10 indoor and 10 outdoor customers.

* Outdoor meetings for up to 10 people,

* Auctions, community centers, libraries, contactless sports are all open for up to 10 people

* Students are already back at school full-time.

* Universities and TAFE can now provide physical classes for up to 10 people

* Travel within the state is permitted, but state borders are maintained

* Food courts closed, but takeaway and drinks are open

* Parks, playgrounds and national parks are open with hotels, campgrounds and caravan parks open under the four square meter rule

* Public swimming pools for up to 10 people swim laps

* Weddings up to 10 guests

* Religious meetings up to 10 worshipers

SA – from June 1: Stage Two

* The relaxation of the second phase of the restrictions will begin on June 1, allowing more customers to be served and cinemas to be reopened

* Large venues can accommodate up to 80 people in groups of 20, provided they can keep the groups in separate areas within the company

• Pubs are allowed to serve drinks without a meal, but the customer should be seated

* Gyms, indoor fitness centers, cinemas, galleries, museums and theaters reopen June 1 with a maximum of 20 people

• Beauty salons, tattoos and massage salons can be reopened subject to a four square meter rule

* Funerals of up to 20 people indoors and 30 people outdoors plus the person on duty

• Driving lessons allowed, depending on social distance

• Contactless sport can be resumed, but contact sports must wait until June 25

WEST AUSTRALIA

What You Can Do Now: Stage Two (Started May 18)

* Cafés, restaurants and meals in pubs, bars, clubs, can serve up to 20 customers

* Indoor and outdoor meetings for up to 20 people

* Weddings and funerals of up to 20 guests indoors or 30 outdoors

* Students are already back at school full-time.

* Fitness classes, swimming pools, contactless sports allowed up to 20 people

* Churches, religious houses, libraries and community centers for up to 20 people

WA – What you can do soon:

* WA to reopen almost all intrastate borders on Friday June 5, except the Kimberley, parts of the East Pilbara and the Shire of Ngangyatjarraku to protect vulnerable indigenous communities

* Further easing of expected restrictions on June 8

* State border remains closed

TASMANIA

What you can do now:

* Restaurants, cafes, food service in pubs, clubs and RSL: maximum 10 people

* Residents of retirement homes can now receive two visitors once a day

* Funerals for up to 20 people indoors, 30 outdoors

* Visitors at your home: maximum 5 persons

* Libraries and government centers: up to 10 people

* Kindergarten up to year six students and years 11 and 12 are back in school and the rest will return on June 9

* TAFE and training centers are open to small groups of students for practical learning and assessment

* Parks, playgrounds, pools and outdoor fitness equipment open for up to 10 people. National parks only open to those who live less than 30 km away

Tasmania – What You Can Do From June 15: Stage Two

* Up to 20 people can gather indoors and outdoors, including in restaurants, cinemas and museums

• Open beauty salons, tanning salons, tattoo studios

• Gyms and boot camps for up to 20 people

• Funerals up to 50 people

• Open houses and auctions with up to 20 people

* Parks and fitness equipment for up to 20 people

• Outdoor sports for up to 20 people

• Indoor sports including pools for up to 20 people, but no spectators

• Intrastate travel restrictions lifted, hotels and caravan parks open, camping allowed

* State border remains closed

What you can do in Tasmania from July 13: phase three

* Residents of elderly care can receive a maximum of five visitors, several times a week

* Meetings of between 50 and 100 people

• Bars, night clubs, casinos and gaming to access

• Open markets and food courts

• State border remains closed

NORTHERN TERRITORY

What you can do now:

* The NT has relaxed restrictions on parks, golf, fishing, and swimming.

* Indoor activities are allowed with a two hour limit

* Restaurants and bars can reopen to serve food with a two-hour limit, and entertainment venues will be built.

* National parks are open for camping and swimming

• Beauty salons, gyms, libraries and places of religious worship open

* Meetings for up to 10 people subject to social distance

• Food courts in shopping centers can serve food

• Contactless sports with indoor activities within a time limit of two hours

• Art galleries, museums, public memorials, public historic sites, zoos, and wildlife facilities are open.

* Restricted access to indigenous communities will remain in effect until June 5

* Students are back at school full-time

* Territory borders remain closed

NT – what you can do from June 5 in the afternoon:

• The two-hour limit for indoor activities is lifted

• Bars and clubs are allowed to work without food being mandatory,

• Cinemas and entertainment venues open

• Team sports such as football and netball are allowed

• Sports arenas and stadiums can be opened with seats in an approved configuration

• All licensed game activities including TAB open

* Travel to limited indigenous communities is possible after June 5

AUSTRALIAN MAIN AREA

What you can do now

* Outdoor meetings of up to 10 people allowed. Restrictions on sports and recreation relaxed

* Weddings and funerals have a limit of 20 guests indoors and 30 outdoors

* Students in year 3, 4 and 10 back in classrooms

* School years 5, 6, 8 and 9 return on June 2

ACT – What to do from May 30: phase two (planned)

* Up to 20 people can gather indoors and outdoors

* Restaurants, cafes and pubs can serve meals for up to 20 people

* Cinemas, concert halls, galleries, museums and zoos to open

* Beauty therapists open

* Final decision on Friday, May 29, about the transition to phase two

STILL OPEN BY THE COUNTRY

* Supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, public transportation, most state schools, hairdressers, gas stations, postal and freight services, bottle shops, newsagents, shops

Source: AAP, wires. Correct from May 25, 2020,

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