The government tries to limit interactions between groups, especially any event or gathering of 10 or more people.
The new restrictions, from March 25 at 11:59 pm, mean:
* Food courts in shopping centers are only available for takeaway. Do not sit.
* Auction houses close. Auctions and open house inspections are prohibited.
* Outdoor and indoor markets are prohibited, while rules around large food markets are addressed by states and territories.
* Personal services such as beauty therapy, tanning bed, waxing, nail salons, spas and tattoo parlors (but not physiotherapy) are prohibited.
* Hairdressers and hairdressers can continue, but must strictly manage the social distance
* Amusement parks and arcades and indoor and outdoor play centers must close.
* Boot camps and personal training must be limited to 10 people and enforce social distances.
* Social sports such as large groups of people who play football in a park are prohibited.
* Galleries, museums, libraries, youth centers, community halls, clubs, RSLs and swimming pools must close.
* Weddings can be held where it is just the couple, the celebrant and two witnesses, no more than five people.
* Funerals are limited to no more than 10 people – but with some exceptions allowed by states and territories.
* 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 hiatus 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 is now an absolute ban on travel abroad, 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.