The following facilities will be restricted from opening from midday local time 23 March 2020:
Pubs, registered and licenced clubs (excluding bottle shops attached to these venues), hotels (excluding accommodation)
Gyms and indoor sporting venues
Cinemas, entertainment venues, casinos, and night clubs
Restaurants and cafes will be restricted to takeaway and/or home delivery
Religious gatherings, places of worship or funerals (in enclosed spaces and other than very small groups and where the 1 person per 4 square metre rule applies).
Isolated remote community hubs are not included in these restrictions.
Other facilities are not impacted, but will be considered under stage 2 restrictions, if necessary.
These measures also apply to outdoor spaces associated with the above venues.
Leaders noted that these enhanced measures build on existing measures to slow the virus and save lives:
No non-essential gatherings of more than 500 people outside or more than 100 people inside.
All non-essential indoor gatherings of less than 100 people must have no more than one person per 4sqm. All Australians should expect their local businesses to be following this rule.
Where possible, keep 1.5 metres between yourself and others
Avoid non essential travel
Restrictions on entering aged care homes to protect older Australians
Leaders acknowledged that these new restrictions will change the way we live and expressed deep regret for those business owners and employees who will be impacted. The goal is to reduce the spread of the virus, to flatten the curve and to save the lives of fellow Australians.
State Premiers and Chief Ministers agreed they would give effect to these restrictions through their own legislative processes and make announcements accordingly.
Premiers and Chief Ministers will consider further Stage 2 restrictions if social distancing measures are not adhered to.
With the threat of COVID 19
(Coronavirus) causing cancellations of major events the world over members of the
Mini Car Club of NSW committee are working with information from Motorsport
Australia and the Australian Government to formulate plans for attending this
As at 23rd March ALL social events and meetings have been cancelled or postponed until further notice
Motorsport Australia has been asked by the NSW Office of Sport to pass on the below information regarding motorsport activities in the state.
At the current time, the advice highlights that smaller events can proceed, assuming they meet the restrictions set out around the ban on mass gatherings.
On Sunday 15 March, NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard made an Order under Section 7 of the Public Health Act 2010 to force the immediate cancellation of major events with more than 500 people.
The Office of Sport is working closely with NSW Health and other government agencies to monitor COVID-19’s impact on the NSW sport and recreation sectors.
If you are an event organiser of an event for less than 500 people, NSW Health advises your event may continue and encourages you to focus on: Reminding the public and event workers not to attend if they are feeling unwell Reminding the public and event workers they must not attend if they are returning from overseas Ensuring your emergency management plan is up to date Briefing your event staff on how to practice good hygiene and making it easy for staff and attendees to practice good hygiene Having adequate hand washing facilities available For the latest information from the NSW Office of Sport, click the link below.
To drive your Historic or Concessional plated mini you MUST
be a current member of an authorised club such as the Mini Car Club of NSW. If you
are not, you will be fined and risk your licence, registration and insurance
which could make you liable for any personal injury caused in an accident with
your car. So please don’t take the risk! Renew your membership ASAP!