We’re getting numerous questions from individuals in Brissie and NSW who, fairly understandably, need to know after they’ll be capable of go to Victoria.
Sadly, it is nonetheless unclear how for much longer Sydney and Brisbane might be thought of “purple zones” by Victoria.
“I feel that is going to be a day-by-day state of affairs and evaluation,” Police Minister Lisa Neville stated.
So I am sorry workforce, however it seems like we would have to attend till tomorrow till we hear if issues have modified. I do know that does not make issues a lot simpler for you, however we’ll deliver you any information on altering zones as quickly as we get it.
Ms Neville stated elements that will be thought of included the coronavirus numbers in NSW, the place the unfold is, whether or not any new circumstances are linked to outbreaks, and whether or not the chain of transmission is ready to be recognized.
“It is going to be as much as the Chief Well being Officer to find out when it is protected to allow individuals to come back again from Sydney,” she stated.
Nevertheless she reminded those that there was an exemptions course of, and urged individuals to place in an utility in the event that they believed they met the standards.
- an finish of life occasion
- going to a funeral
- returning dwelling for well being, wellbeing, care or compassionate causes
- emergency relocation
- caring for an animal on the opposite aspect of the border
- Australian Defence Power members enterprise army transfers
Right this moment she stated she anticipated that the approvals course of for exemptions could also be shortened by the allow system going stay, as a result of most of the purposes got here from locations in NSW that’s now thought of an “orange zone”.
With reporting by Leonie Thorne