The 35 jobs allowed to leave Covid-ravaged Sydney’s southwest, where 810,000 people are trapped with no end in sight
- NSW government issued list of 35 jobs exempt from stay-at-home restrictions
- Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian initially ordered no one to leave three LGAs in Sydney
- Residents of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool were told to stay at home
- Exemptions granted to political personnel, transport personnel and shop personnel
Retail and healthcare workers are among the list of workers who have been granted an exemption to leave Covid-19 hotspots in Greater Sydney.
The NSW government has published a list of 35 different occupations that allow residents to leave the local government areas of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool to work.
It comes after State Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian cracked down on the stay-at-home orders and banned residents from the three local government areas.
Initially, waivers were granted to emergency workers and health professionals before the list was updated Saturday night.
Political personnel, data storage technicians and transportation workers are now among those allowed to travel outside their local government areas.
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List of jobs exempt from lockdown
The New South Wales government has listed 35 different occupations that allow residents to leave the local government areas of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool to work.