Non-essential outdoor gatherings of 500 or more people and indoor gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned.
The Morrison Government has brought in tougher measures for non-essential gatherings to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“The decisions they have made is that to put a ban on non-essential gatherings of persons 100 or greater in indoor areas,” said PM Scott Morrison.
“Outdoor areas it is 500 and indoor areas it is 100.
“That is effective now, as of today and those arrangements, in terms of the legal enforcement of those measures are being put in place by the states and territories.”
Non-essential gatherings are defined as everything other than schools, parliaments, food markets, supermarkets, grocery stores, retail stores, shopping centres, office buildings, factories, construction sites, mining sites, etc.
More details to come in next week’s edition of BEN.