“Critical” fines for companies servicing unvaccinated customers: NSW Deputy Leader


New South Wales (NSW) Deputy Prime Minister John Barillaro said businesses face “heavy fines” when servicing unvaccinated customers.

His comments came after the premiere of NSW’s Roadmap to Freedom, which allows retailers and hospitality facilities to open their doors to customers after 70% of the state’s population has been vaccinated. Was done.

“The front window will have a poster indicating that you are vaccinated,” Barillaro said in a comment received by The Daily Telegraph. “We make it very visible to the general public.”

“There are heavy fines for violations,” he said. “You will gain some trust.”

“But we accept that there are always components of people who do the wrong thing, and they don’t always stay in compliance,” he added. “Therefore, the settings are very strict and very conservative.”

On September 9, NSW Prime Minister Gladys Beregikrian outlined how the state would proceed from the blockade that began in late June to contain the outbreak of delta variants of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus. We have officially announced the roadmap. Known as the new coronavirus.

“Freedom” is granted to individuals who are fully vaccinated after 70% of the state’s population has been vaccinated, including businesses such as hair salons, gyms, restaurants and churches.

“And it’s only for vaccinated people. Therefore, if you’re not vaccinated, you’re warned to go ahead and vaccinate. Otherwise, 70% vaccination You can’t participate in the many freedoms people have at, “Belezikrian told reporters.

The prime minister said that if 80% of the states were vaccinated, more freedom would be provided.

Barillaro and Chief Health Officer Dr. Kelly Chant also plan to upgrade to their current contact tracing system to monitor customer vaccination status.

The NSW roadmap includes:

Gathering at home or in public

  • Up to 5 visitors (excluding children under 12 years old) to homes where all adults are vaccinated.
  • Up to 20 people can gather outdoors.

Hospitality venues, shops, gyms

  • The hospitality facility can be opened by one person per 4 square meters indoors and one person per 2 square meters outdoors and is allowed to stand outdoors while drinking alcohol.
  • The shop can be opened by one person for every 4 square meters rule.
  • Unvaccinated people can only access important retail stores such as supermarkets.
  • Personal services such as hairdressers and nail salons can be started by one person per 4 square meters and are limited to 5 clients per facility.
  • The gym and indoor recreational facilities can be opened by one person per 4 square meter rule, with a class limit of 20.
  • Sports facilities such as a swimming pool can be opened.

Stadiums, theaters and major outdoor recreational facilities

  • Major outdoor recreational facilities such as stadiums, racetracks, theme parks and zoos can be opened by one person per square meter, up to a maximum of 5,000 people.
  • Up to 500 people can participate in ticket and seated outdoor events.
  • Indoor entertainment venues such as cinemas, theaters, music halls, museums and galleries can be opened by one person per 4 square meters, or 75% fixed seats.

Weddings, funerals, places of worship

  • Up to 50 people can attend weddings and dances, but eating and drinking is only allowed while seated.
  • Up to 50 guests can attend the funeral and are allowed to eat and drink while seated.
  • Churches and places of worship can be opened according to the rule of one person per 4 square meters without singing.


  • Domestic travel, including travel to the region’s New South Wales, is permitted.
  • You can open caravan parks and campgrounds.
  • Carpooling is permitted.
  • Unvaccinated persons under the age of 16 have access to all outdoor environments, but indoor venues are only accessible if there are family members.
  • The employer must continue to allow the employee to work from home if the employee can do so.
  • Guidance on the isolation of fully vaccinated, intimate and casual contacts will be revised.


  • Masks continue to be a must for all indoor public facilities such as public transport, home hospitality, retail and business facilities, on airplanes, and at airports.
  • Only hospitality staff need to wear masks outdoors.
  • Children under the age of 12 do not need a mask indoors.


  • Kindergarten and first graders will return to the classroom on October 25th.
  • Grade 12 students who will be conducting the final HSC exam will be able to study on campus from October 25th.
Daniel Y. Ten