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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria records 288 new COVID-19 cases as Scott Morrison announces slash on international arrivals, QLD border reopens – The Age

National cabinet will review the hotel quarantine system today, with plans to limit the number of international flights allowed into Australia.



“The first time we identified issues, which were resolved before our second visit, however the situation on Wednesday night posed a serious risk to public health and an improvement notice was not appropriate.
Mr Argeres said the fine was intended to send a clear message to not just this pub, but others around Sydney.
“If you are not doing the right thing you will be held to account and we will escalate our enforcement actions for those who put the public at risk,” he said.
He said that operating a business during the pandemic required a responsibility from owners and staff to protect the public from the risk of infections.
Its up to all of us to take steps to keep each other safe and in this context that means actually stepping away from others to create physical distance.
The potential for community transmission has increased, so establish your plan, implement the plan, and register as COVID safe,” Mr Argeres said.
With the relaxing of restrictions on businesses, Liquor and Gaming inspectors are requiring all licensed venues to prepare and implement their COVID-19 Safety Plans and urging them to register their businesses as COVID safe.
On Wednesday night, police were forced to disperse a crowd of young people queuing outside the pub without social distancing, prompting calls for NSW businesses to ensure they comply with COVID-19 regulations amid fears of a second outbreak.
As a result, The Golden Sheaf said they will now only accept people with bookings on Wednesday nights as well as limit the number of people who can line up for entry.

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