Council's Response to COVID19

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COVID-19 Further Restrictions

30th March 2020

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Media Statement (read more here)

National Cabinet agreed to further restrictions as follows;

Indoor and Outdoor Public Gatherings
  • Exceptions to this limit include:
  • People of the same household going out together;
  • Funerals - a maximum of 10 people;
  • Wedding - a maximum of 5 people;
  • Family units.

Individual states and territories may choose to mandate and/or enforce this requirement.

National Cabinet’s strong guidance to all Australians is to stay home unless for:

  • shopping for what you need - food and necessary supplies;
  • medical or health care needs, including compassionate requirements;
  • exercise in compliance with the public gathering requirements;
  • work and study if you can’t work or learn remotely.

National Cabinet agreed that playgrounds, skate parks and outside gyms in public places will be closed. Bootcamps will be reduced to two persons, including the trainer.

These measures will be in place from midnight 30 March 2020.

Further social distancing and advice for Senior Australians including those with existing heath conditions were agreed.

National Cabinet also agreed that short-term intervention is need for commercial tenancies and residential tenancies, with further work in progress.

Premier of South Australia Stephen Marshal Media Release

The State Government has stepped up measures to protect South Australians during the coronavirus pandemic by introducing heavy on-the-spot fines for individuals and businesses flouting directions from the Police Commissioner under the Emergency Management Act.

Read more here