Gladys restores pre-COVID nightlife with ‘dancing, singing and mingling’ ban

Gladys Berejiklian has extraordinarily revived Sydney’s nightlife to pre-COVID levels, outlawing any sort of large social event.

 

 

In the clearest sign yet that the NSW Government intends to lift all COVID-19 restrictions, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced that there will be ‘no standing, no dancing, no singing and no mingling’ at social gatherings as of next Friday.

The lifting of lockdown requirements means New South Welshpeople (Sydneysiders in particular) can return to more familiar, pre-COVID times, where any hint of nightlife including dining and live music is over and done by 6 pm.

The NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services, David Elliott, welcomed the announcement and noted that this “was a great time” to be from New South Wales, given that Victorians were banned from visiting the state.

Premier Berejiklian urged Sydneysiders to enjoy the peace and quiet as state borders would not remain shut forever. “They (the Victorians) will come back one day,” noted Berejiklian and warned that this would put a strain on local businesses to cater for “ungodly acts, such as eating dinner and attending live music.”

Berejiklian was quick to note the limitations of the new rules, suggestive that the lifting of restrictions does not apply to NSW sporting events given they are “unlikely to attract a crowd of any significance.”

 

 

 

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