Outdoor Dining Can Now Be Doubled Under Easing Of COVID-19 Restrictions [Headlines] – Hope 103.2

Outdoor Dining Can Now Be Doubled Under Easing Of COVID-19 Restrictions [Headlines]

In New South Wales, restaurants, cafes and pubs can now have twice as many people in outdoor dining areas. And other top stories.

By Hope NewsroomFriday 16 Oct 2020

Today’s headlines from the Hope News team

In New South Wales, restaurants, cafes and pubs can now have twice as many people in outdoor dining areas under new COVID rules.

But the State Government’s plans to ease indoor restrictions are on hold, due to the spike in infections in Sydney’s south-west.

The number of coronavirus infections in Victoria continues to fall.

Just two new cases have been reported this morning.

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Sydney Airport is expecting about 200 people on board the first flight to land from New Zealand this morning.

New Zealanders can now enter New South Wales, the ACT and Northern Territory without going into hotel quarantine under a one-way travel bubble.

Former New South Wales MP, Daryl Maguire, has arrived for a third day of questioning from the corruption commission.

An Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) inspector will look into how suppressed evidence yesterday was uploaded to its website.

Australia’s cotton industry is bracing for a devastating blow becoming the latest casualty in trade tensions with China.

Cotton Australia says mills in China have been told to stop buying Australian cotton.

A woman has been charged after allegedly defrauding a not-for-profit cancer organisation of $27,000.

100,000 households are taking part in a trial run of the Census, to make sure the technology is ready for next year’s snapshot.

US Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris has been forced to suspend in-person events, after two people associated with her campaign tested positive to coronavirus.