NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet is urging kindness as the State emerges from COVID lockdown.
Shops, gyms, cafes, restaurants and hairdressers are re-opening from today.
There will now be allowed 10 people to visit your home, and caps on numbers at weddings and funerals have increased.
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Trials of an app showing people’s check-in and COVID-19 vaccination details begin in a handful of regional areas today.
Until it’s rolled out across NSW next week, people can use their paper vaccination certificate, or digital proof through the Medicare app.
NSW has recorded 496 new COVID-19 cases.
Another eight people with the virus have died.
Sydney’s public transport is returning to its normal weekday timetable today, at 50 per cent capacity.
A bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying is due to be introduced to NSW Parliament this week.
The major parties are expected to allow conscience votes on the issue.
Right To Life campaigners said they will protest outside State Parliament.
Pope Francis has launched what some describe as the most ambitious attempt at Catholic reform for 60 years.
A two-year process to consult every Catholic parish around the world on the future direction of the Church began at the Vatican over the weekend.