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More restrictions are being eased this week around Australia. Here’s what you need to know.
What’s open in June?
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has decided to move into Stage Two of easing restrictions, a week earlier than originally planned. From 1 June, Queenslanders can undertake unlimited travel across the State including overnight stays.
Groups of 20 can now gather in homes, pubs, cafes, restaurants, community sporting fields and gyms.
From 1 June, people will be able to travel anywhere in NSW. 50 people can dine in cafes, pubs and restaurants and 10 people can visit beauty salons. Zoos, museums, galleries and libraries can also reopen. Only 5 people can gather in homes and outdoor venues are limited to 10 people.
Victorians can now dine in cafes and restaurants and visit libraries, galleries, museums, places of worship and beauty salons with restrictions of 20 people at a time. Holiday homes, camping grounds, schools and caravan parks can reopen as well, but if you can work from home, it’s recommended you continue to do so.
South Australia can now have up to 80 people at venues provided they are contained in groups of 20 in separate areas. Gyms and other fitness facilities are also open to 20 people at a time, with fitness and dance classes limited to 10 people. Beauty, nail and tattoo parlours can reopen, and non-therapeutic massages can take place, with a reduced number of people allowed inside at a time, and sessions limited to less than two hours.
While the other States are heading into Stage Two of eased restrictions, Western Australia will enter Stage Three on 6 June. Non-work gatherings can have up to 100 people or 300 people for venues with divided spaces. Gyms, full contact sports, beauty salons, cinemas and zoos will also reopen.