90% vax rate: Anyone can go to church, wedding rules change

Australia passed the 80% double vaccination dose rate and NSW is expected to hit 90% double vaccination today.
This means restrictions will be eased from today, mainly for those who are fully vaccinated.
Here’s the changes:
  • There is no limit for household and outdoor public gatherings
  • The one person per 2sq m rule applies indoor and outdoor for all businesses and venues
  • Indoor swimming pools can reopen for all purposes and community sport is permitted for all staff, spectators and participants
  • There are no booking limits in hospitality venues and patrons can now drink standing up
  • Singing and dancing is permitted indoors and outdoors for venues
  • Masks will mandatory indoors until December 15
  • There are no limits on the number of people in cinemas, theatres, stadium, art galleries, libraries and racecourses (subject to density limits or 100 per cent fixed seated capacity)
  • There is no customer cap for hairdressers, spas, beauty and nail salons, tattoo and massage parlours (density limits apply)
  • Wedding ceremonies are permitted with no person limit or a five-person limit for people who are not fully vaccinated
  • Wedding receptions are permitted with no person limit subject to density rules. It is not permitted for unvaccinated people
  • Funerals are permitted with no person limit or a 10-person limit for unvaccinated people
  • Places of worship are open to all, though density limits apply
The restrictions on unvaccinated residents remains until December 15 or when the state hits 95% double dose vaccinations, whichever comes first.

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