02/04/20: As of 12am Tuesday 31/3/20 all NSW residents now legally have to remain at home unless they have a "reasonable excuse" for leaving. The below list from 25th March has now been updated.
25/03/20: The Stage 2 Restrictions outlined below announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, 24th March 2020, coming into effect 11.59pm Wednesday 25th March. These are all designed to aggressively and pro-actively stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and keep all Australians safe.
PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES AND VENUES
02/04/20: As of 12am Tuesday 31/3/20 all NSW residents now legally have to remain at home unless they have a "reasonable excuse" for leaving.
These excuses include
Getting food and other goods/services
Travelling to work of education
CAFES, RESTAURANTS AND TAKEAWAY
YES: Restaurant, Cafe and Food Court takeaway and home delivery
YES: Bar, Pub and Botle Shop take away
NO: Any dine in or sit down
NO: Any drink in bars or pubs
Concord: Espresso 96 and most other restaurants and cafes remain open for takeaway, with many offering direct delivery or through Uber Eats etc. Check with each venue directly.
BEAUTY / PERSONAL CARE
YES: hairdressers with appointments up to 30 minutes only
NO: Beauty Therapy
NO: Nail Salons
NO: Tattoo parlours
Concord: Salons are closed, but many are still offering their retail lines pickup or deliver, if you need and beauty products please contact them
NO: Casinos, gaming and gambling venues
NO: Adult entertainment venues
NO: Concert venues
NO: Arenas and stadiums
NO: Theatres and Auditoriums
Concord: All closed
NO: Galleries and museums
NO: Historic site
NO: Community facilities halls etc.
NO: Places of worship
Concord: All closed
LEISURE / RECREATION
YES: Fitness Training outdoors up to 10 people
YES: Community centre essential servcies
YES: Golf courses
NO: Community centre leisure activities
NO: Health clubs and fitness centres
NO: Spin classes
NO: Saunas and bathhouses
NO: Wellness centres
NO: Social sporting
NO: Swimming pools
NO: Sporting grounds
NO: Playground Equipment
Concord: most trainers, facilitators, gyms, yoga etc are offering online, zoom, Facebook live etc classes to their members, check with yours or join one today for at home training.
YES: Wedding up to 5 persons maximum
YES: Funerals up to 10 persons maximum
NO: Personal gatherings
NO: Birthday parties
YES: All retail remains open (most on restricted hours)
NO: Outdoor indoor markets remain
NO: Auction houses
NO: Cellar doors
Concord: a lot of small local retail is closed or working on restricted hours, please check before visiting.
YES: Private appointment for inspection
NO: Open house inspections
Concord: Contact your local real estate agents to check what they are doing.
NO: Australians travelling overseas
NO: Interstate travel impossible due to state borders being closed
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This will post be updated as additional important information is announced by Federal, State and Local government
To read the official transcript from the Prime Ministers speech CLICK HERE