Prime Minister Scott Morrison has addressed the press after Tuesday night’s meeting with the National Cabinet, delivering Australia’s latest response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Further restrictions have been placed on businesses and other non-essential facilities and these new rules will come into place from midnight tomorrow.
Here’s what we learnt.
Further social distancing measures will be put in place.
From midnight tomorrow the following services and businesses will no longer be able to operate:
– “Food courts will not be allowed to continue. But getting takeaway from those food outlets in those shopping centres, that can continue because takeaway is able to be done,” said Prime Minister Morrison. However, retail spaces will still be allowed to operate as long as they adhere to social distancing rules.
– “In the retail space, auction houses, gathering together in auction…