Victoria – No: gyms, yoga studios, and fitness classes, and indoor personal training are prohibited. Up to 10 people can gather outside for activities like hiking, jogging , bike riding, canoeing, kayaking and other non-contact sports. Outdoor boot camps of up to 10 people plus the trainer are also allowed. Public swimming pools are closed, as are outdoor pools and ocean baths, but you can swim at the beach. Playgrounds, outdoor gums, and skateparks also reopened on May 26. Up to 20 people will be allowed to take part in outdoor groups sport from 1 June. Indoor and outdoor swimming pools will allow 20 patrons per enclosed space and 3 swimmers per pool lane. From June 22, indoor sports facilities, like gyms, can open up to 20 clients at a time, per separate enclosed space, as long as the four square metre rule is followed. Only 10 people will be allowed per group/ activity. … [Read more...] about Australia’s coronavirus lockdown rules and restrictions explained: how far can I travel, and can I have people over?
“Our aim is to put forward a detailed set of recommendations that safely manage any health risks, while also allowing Kiwis and Australians to travel to each country without the need for a 14-day quarantine,” Scott Tasker, co-chair of the Trans-Tasman Safe Border Group, which is developing the plans, said in a statement. … [Read more...] about New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June
“I understand that he had been sick for some weeks and I guess he hadn't assumed that it was COVID-19. It is another very strong reminder to all of us at this point that if anyone has any symptoms that are of a respiratory virus. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus deaths Australia: Qld man, 30, dies from COVID-19
The Trans-Tasman Safe Border Group - a 40-strong expert panel which includes representatives made up of 11 government agencies, six airports and two airlines, health experts and border agencies - has been working on a detailed proposal to allow the two countries to re-open their borders with each other. … [Read more...] about Australia-New Zealand travel bubble could be in place by September, expert group says
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Falling numbers of active coronavirus cases in Australia and New Zealand are paving the way for the easing of travel restrictions between the two countries, health officials said on Wednesday, even as Australia recorded its youngest coronavirus death. … [Read more...] about Australia eyes New Zealand travel ‘bubble’ as cases fall