1. Will continue to operate:

Supermarkets, grocery stores, bottle shops, pharmacies, petrol stations, banks, news agencies, post offices, those involved in front lone response.

2. Will cease operations for 6 weeks:

Retail, some manufacturing and administration.  Retail stores will be permitted to operate contactless 'click and collect' and delivery services with strict safety protocols in place, and hardware stores can remain open onsite, but for tradespeople only.

3. Permitted to operate under different conditions:

Businesses that provide services such as construction, warehousing, food production, waste collection or supply chain logistics must do so safely by reducing staff numbers.

 

Support

For those businesses that suffer significant losses or need to close as a result of the current restrictions, the  Business Support Fund will be expanded and can apply for up to $10,000 in recognition of spending longer under restrictions.

Read the Premier's full statement here and access the Stage 4 restrictions Guide for Business.