More rules will start in Greater Sydney, Wollongong and Shellharbour to help stop people getting COVID-19 Delta strain.
From 11.59pm on Saturday 17 July, some shops will need to close until 11.59pm on Friday, 30 July.
✅ ‘Click and collect’, takeaway and home delivery services can still stay open.
Shops that can stay open are:
✅ Supermarkets and grocery stores (including butchers, bakeries, fruit and veg stores, and fishmongers)
✅ Liquor stores
✅ Stores that sell health, medical, maternity and infant supplies
✅ Pharmacies and chemists
✅ Petrol stations
✅ Car hire
✅ Banks and financial institutions
✅ Hardware, nurseries and building supplies
✅ Agricultural and rural supplies
✅ Pet supplies
✅ Post offices and newsagents
✅ Office supplies.
Other new rules:
😷 Face masks must be worn when you’re outdoors working, in a market, shopping, or waiting in line for things like coffee.
😷 Make sure you have a face mask with you every time you leave home.
From 12.01am on Monday, 19 July:
❌ All construction to be stopped
❌ Non-urgent maintenance, including cleaning services, and repair work on residential premises to be paused.
From 12.01am on Wednesday, 21 July:
❌ Employers must allow employees to work from home if the employee is able to do so, failure to do so can result in a fine of up to $10,000.
❌ No sharing car rides is allowed unless you’re from the same family.
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