The ringing in 2021 will be very strange â ???? and hardly worth it in some places? this year these are all the rules and restrictions across Australia

New South Wales Gladys Berejiklian imposed stricter New Years Eve rules after 18 locally acquired cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the state overnight

New Years Eve celebrations across the country will be very different this year as states and territories continue their restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirusSource: Delivered

Australia is preparing for a completely different one – ???? and in some places downright bleak? New Years Eve as health officials urge night owls to stay COVID-safe on the last night of 2020

Some fireworks have been canceled, gatherings have been limited, and people have been urged not to kiss or hug random strangers in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus

States and territories have consistently adjusted their health policies, including regulations on travel and social distance, to fight the virus

Party-goers have already been urged to stay away from large gatherings such as the Sydney Harbor Foreshore and Melbourne Business District

The annual fireworks display on Brisbane’s pristine South Bank has been potted, but Queenslanders can still have up to 50 people in their homes and gather in groups of 100 in public

Dr Jeannette Young, chief health officer, said people still had to follow guidelines and provide their correct contact details in the event of a new infection

Dr Jeannette Young with Minister of Health Yvette D’Ath during a media conference, Speaker’s Green, Parliament House Picture: Steve PohlnerSource: News Corp Australia

“We all want to give the closest person a kiss or a cuddle on New Year’s Eve I would suggest that you limit this to your known close friends and family, “said Dr Young

Dancing is still permitted in Queensland venues, but border restrictions remain in NSW hotspots, including the Greater Sydney area and the Central Coast and Wollongong areas

After shaking off the second wave of horror, Victorians are urged to remain cautious as they greet the New Year

Ms. Allan said that people would not face fines or police operations, but instead urged the revelers to “practice common sense”

Meetings are still limited to 30 people per day at home, but up to 100 people can meet outdoors in public

Restaurants, cafes and bars are still open for seating and seating and must comply with the two-square-meter rule

Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian subdued hopeful night owls who wanted to catch the fireworks at the port by blocking public access to the foreshore

As the state continues to grapple with further cases, Ms. Berejiklian has urged the night owls to exercise restraint during the festivities

Greater Sydney residents 12 and older can only have five visitors at home December at 1:00 a.m.

You can only hold outdoor gatherings of up to 30 people ages 12 and up December at 1:00 a.m.

NSW Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian has dampened celebrations this New Year’s Eve as more coronavirus cases emerge across the state Image: NCA NewsWire / Gaye GerardSource: News Corp Australia

The stricter rules were announced Wednesday, reducing the number of visitors from 10 to five and the number of visitors allowed at outdoor gatherings from 50 to 30

As of Wednesday, NSW recorded 18 new cases, including a family cluster in Croydon that is not known to be linked to the Northern Beaches outbreak

Popular areas in Sydney have been designated as “green zones” (prohibited to all but residents, their guests and NYE pass holders) and “yellow zones” (no permission required to visit, but police can move around large crowds) ) for New Year’s Eve

People are not allowed to enter designated areas around Circular Quay, North Sydney and the city – usually the busiest sections of Sydney on New Years Eve – unless they have a specific pass

Restaurants can be open, but must adhere to the rule “one person per four square meters”

People on the northern beaches can have five visitors at home – but they can only meet with people from their zone, with the region being divided into northern and southern zones delimited by the Narrabeen Bridge

In the northern zone of the northern beaches, outdoor gatherings can be held in numbers up to five, and in the southern zone, outdoor gatherings can be held in numbers up to 10

COVID tests at Avalon today as northern beaches are still cut off from the rest of Sydney due to the COVID-19 lockdown Image: Tim HunterSource: News Corp Australia

Rule violators come in shock when NSW Police Secretary David Elliott said officials would be able to punish or even jail those who violate public health regulations

“The message is that you might want to spend New Years Eve at home this year, “he said

Nightclubs on the ACT reopened earlier this month, and businesses can have multiple people at the venues under the current state COVID restrictions

Revelers dance on New Year’s Eve in Glenelg, Adelaide, in December before the pandemic hit Australia Image: Tracey NearmySource: News Corp Australia

The city of Adelaide announced that, after consulting with health officials, it would not hold a public event or fireworks display in Elder Park, but instead urged people to book a spot in their favorite spot to welcome them in 2021

Western Australians benefit from their tough demarcation, as large gatherings only have to follow a two-square-meter rule

There is currently a two-square-meter rule for venues, with the exception of performances with seats and tickets in a number of entertainment areas and places of worship

Capacity restrictions still apply to important venues such as the Optus Stadium, the HBF Park, the HBF Stadium – main arena and the RAC arena

Events with fewer than 100 people do not require a checklist or safety plan, according to the Northern Territory Government website

However, gatherings of 100 to 500 people will need a COVID-19 safety checklist to ensure they are following public health instructions, while events with more than 500 people will also need approval from the state health officer before proceeding. p>

In the south, gatherings are limited to 250 people to create one undivided space indoors and 1000 people outdoors

Starting with the New Year, sporting events for outdoor spectators can increase their capacity from 50 to 75 percent of their seating capacity

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