NSW Government to open pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants to 50 patrons

Just In: New South Wales Bars, Restaurants and Pubs Will Be Allowed 50 Patrons From June 1

NSW Pubs & Cafes Are Allowed Up To 50 People In From June 1 So Pour Me A Froth Whitlam Babey

The measures also allow pubs to open immediately, but still rule out front bar service with patrons having to be seated. "You have to be seated at the table, you have to be served at the table", she added. You have to be seated at a table, even if it's a pub, you have to be seated at the table; you have to be served at the table; there is no mingling, no standing around.

The Premier dominated that there could be no possibilities of new romance and declared mingling with strangers was frowned upon.

Deputy Premier John Barilaro said the easing of restrictions would hopefully bring business to regional NSW. "Nobody will be able to take bookings of more than 10 people", she said.

When asked for a timeline of when gyms would be able to reopen, Mr Barilaro said the government was "working on that plan as we speak".

Target owner Wesfarmers announced that as many as 75 of its stores across the country will close, placing more than 1,000 workers at risk of losing their jobs. Bars in pubs, clubs and restaurants must remain closed, and no standing customers will be allowed.

'Today's announcement will allow regional businesses and economies to embrace, with the opening up of travel, the opportunity for businesses right into the June long weekend to fill their registers'.

"A morale boost and the additional economic stimulus provided by pubs and clubs is what our communities need and I look forward to enjoying a beer in the bush with locals very soon".

Single bookings can be taking for up to 10 people only.

One idea, floated by Mr Hazzard, was for all patrons at a venue to provide their name and phone number on entry, to make contact tracing infections easier.

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has praised NSW for leading the charge in reopening the nations economy - emphasising that the move would save thousands of jobs, .

'NSW is opening again up for enterprise, and as we ease restrictions all people wants to comply with the well being and security tips, to guarantee we make it a success and might proceed'.

The Premier said that the NSW Government taskforce has been focused on making sure the roadmap to recovery is one with safety at its forefront, but also acknowledged that many businesses and operators will not survive the shutdown.

Victoria has announced that 20 people will be allowed in a restaurant or cafe at once from June 1.

The Northern Territory opened pubs on 15 May with no numbers cap.

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