Loosened NSW restrictions coming in spring

Some restrictions on gathering outdoors will lift for vaccinated adults in NSW this spring.
Some restrictions on gathering outdoors will lift for vaccinated adults in NSW this spring.

RESTRICTIONS EASED FOR ADULTS FULLY VACCINATED FROM SEPTEMBER 13 IN NSW

* Restrictions differ between local government areas

* Freedoms come after NSW recorded six million vaccine doses

* More clarity on changes when NSW reaches 70 per cent and 80 per cent vaccination coverage

NEW FREEDOM IN LGAS OF CONCERN

* Households with all adults vaccinated can gather outdoors for recreation, like picnics

* This is on top of one hour for exercise

* Gatherings must comply with the curfew

* Gatherings must be within 5km of home

NEW FREEDOMS IN OTHER LGAS

* Outdoor gatherings of up to five people allowed

* Gatherings must be in a person's LGA, or within 5km of home

* Children are included in the cap of five people but do not have to be vaccinated

FREEDOMS AT 70 PER CENT

* A range of family, industry, community and economic restrictions will be lifted for those who are fully vaccinated

* 70 per cent of the state's population must be fully vaccinated

FREEDOMS AT 80 PER CENT

* Further restrictions on industry, community and the economy will lift

* 80 per cent of the state's population must be fully vaccinated

Australian Associated Press