Scott Morrison’s Latest Coronavirus Restrictions: From Business to Schools and Social Distances – Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered to close more businesses and workplaces as he extended restrictions on social gatherings from midnight on Wednesday.
Open door inspections, beauticians, marketplaces and food courts in shopping centers – with the exception of takeout – will all have to close.
The official ‘no-travel’ advice for foreign travel outside Australia will also turn into a complete ban in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison ordered to close more businesses and workplaces as he extended restrictions on social gatherings from midnight on Wednesday
Below is a full list of restrictions imposed by Mr. Morrison:
* From Wednesday midnight, food courts in shopping centers are only available for takeaway.
* Auctions and open house inspections are prohibited.
* External and internal markets are prohibited, while the rules around the major food markets are addressed by states and regions.
* Personal services such as beauty therapy and tattoo parlors (but not physiotherapy) are prohibited.
* Hairdressers and hairdressers can continue, but must strictly manage the social distance and limit the time a customer can be in the property to no more than 30 minutes.
* Amusement parks and arcades and indoor and outdoor play centers must close.
* Boot camps and personal training must be limited to 10 people.
* Galleries, museums, libraries and swimming pools must close.
* Weddings can be held where only the couple are the celebrant and two witnesses, no more than five people.
* Funerals are limited to a maximum of 10 people.
* It is safe to send children to school until the end of the term.
* Some days without a student are required to plan distance learning.
* Schools will reopen after the break with a mix of distance learning and school learning for all “essential workers”.
* PM to meet teachers and other sector representatives about keeping schools open and protecting staff.
* Anyone who still has a job is an essential worker.
* The official “no travel” warning will turn into an outright ban on sea travel, with some exceptions such as rescuers and compassionate travel.
* New for-profit crime and attempting to export goods abroad, covering things like medical supplies and masks.