Premier Gladys Berejiklian advised new measures with come into effect from 12.01am on Friday, 30 July 2021, with residents of the eight Local Government Areas of concern including Campbelltown, Blacktown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Georges River, Liverpool and Parramatta, will be subject to new exercise, mask and shopping rules.
These rules will only be applied to any LGA that is determined to be of concern now and into the future:
Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott said the new restrictions follow a call from the vast majority in the community who are doing the right thing by complying with the Public Health Orders. “The time for warnings is over. I know 99% of the population are furious with the minority who continue to disregard the health orders and put the safety and livelihoods of families at risk,” Mr Elliott said.
“Crime Stoppers received more than 15,000 calls and reports providing information following last weekend’s illegal protest. Police made it clear from the start, they want to educate – not fine – members of the community but the 15,000 calls to Crime Stoppers is a clear message to the Government that the community expects action. “If we all work together, these new rules have the potential to stop the spread of the virus and save lives.”
NSW Police Commissioner Michael Fuller APM said police will significantly ramp up compliance activities with officers performing an extra 1000 shifts throughout the next week. “These officers will be out in force across the Greater Sydney footprint conducting high-visibility proactive patrols and compliance checks, and responding to all Crime Stoppers reports,” Commissioner Fuller said.
“The stronger powers and police presence are about getting us out of lockdown sooner.”
NSW recorded the highest daily number with 239 new cases of COVID19 in the community in the past 24 hours from 110,000 tests with majority of the cases in South-Western Sydney.
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Find the full public health order details here: Public Health Orders and restrictions - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (nsw.gov.au)