On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced further restrictions have been placed on businesses and other non-essential facilities as part of Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The new rules, coming two days after the federal government announced ‘level one’ shutdown restrictions on Sunday, will come into place from midnight today.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlines new restrictions. Post continues below video.
Here are the latest shutdowns.
What non-essential services have been shutdown?
In response to Australians not following social distancing guidelines, Morrison listed even more non-essential services must close their doors. This means the closure of:
- Registered and licensed clubs
- Licensed premises in hotels and pubs
- Entertainment venues and cinemas
- Restaurants and cafes, which will be restricted to takeaway and home delivery…