The State Government has announced the first step in easing restriction imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
From 11.59pm on Tuesday (12 May) there is a fifth permitted reason for people to leave their home, to visit family and friends. A maximum gathering of up to 10 at an outdoors visit, five visitors inside a family member or friend's home.
Weddings will now be able to have 10 guests and up to 20 people will be able to attend funerals held indoors and up to 30 if they’re outdoors.
More outdoor recreational activities will also be allowed including walking groups, fishing, hiking and golf, keeping to the 1.5 metre social distancing requirements.
Outdoor activities and community sports - Groups of 10 (exclusive of coaches/trainers) in parks and reserves with appropriate social distancing and good hygiene practices
Public Cricket nets remain open with appropriate social distancing and good hygiene practices
Playgrounds, skate parks, BBQs, water fountains, bouldering walls, outdoor table tennis tables and fitness stations remain closed
Sports pavilions and indoor facilities remain closed (note: clubs can access pavilion if required to turn on/off sportsground lights and/or externally accessible pavilion toilets)
Golf facilities and public tennis courts can open with appropriate social distancing and good hygiene practices and in accordance with any State Sport Association guidelines.
Sports, cultural and recreation activity restrictions 11 May