Who is Open and Who is Closed?

Who is Open and Who is Closed?

Banned or closed

  • Registered and licensed clubs, licensed premises in hotels and pubs, casinos and night clubs.
  • Cinemas and entertainment venues
  • Auctions and open house inspections.
  • Personal services such as beauty therapy, tanning, massage and tattoo parlours (but not physiotherapy).
  • Outdoor and indoor markets, although “major food markets” (the prime minister cited Sydney’s Flemington market as an example) will be addressed by states and territories.
  • Amusement parks and arcades, and indoor and outdoor play centres.
  • Galleries, museums, libraries and swimming pools.
  • Gyms and indoor sport venues.
  • Overseas travel, with some exceptions such as aid workers and compassionate travel.

Restricted

  • Hairdressers and barbers can continue but must strictly manage social distancing and restrict the amount of time a patron can be in the premises to no more than 30 minutes.
  • Boot camps and personal training must be limited to 10 peoeple.
  • Restaurants and cafes can offer delivery and takeaway only. Food courts in shopping centres may also only offer takeaway.
  • Weddings restricted to five people – the couple, the celebrant and two witnesses.
  • Funerals limited to no more than 10 people.
  • Visits to houses should be kept to a very small number of people, including for family barbecues and birthday parties. States may choose to legislate to restrict house parties.

Remaining open

  • Shopping centres and other shops not specifically told to close, including bottle shops.
  • Medical centres.
  • Pharmacies.

 

All elective surgery (outside urgent electives) will be postponed from tonight (25/03/2020).

This will apply to both the public and private sectors, only essential Category 1 and urgent Category 2 surgeries will go ahead as planned.

Training Course

There is a free training course provided by the Australian health department called Infection Prevention Control for Covid-19. Which is being advised to be completed for all people who are continuing to work and come into contact with other people.

https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-infection-control-training

 

Social Distancing

If businesses are remaining open, they MUST meet social distancing guidelines, keeping 1.5 meters apart, and ensuring 4 square meters per person (2 meters x 2 meters). Not having gatherings of more than 100 people indoors.

 

Updated 2:30pm, Wednesday 25th March 2020

Resource;

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/25/australia-coronavirus-stage-2-shutdown-not-lockdown-which-places-closed-what-open

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