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Key virus restrictions to be lifted July 1

STATE-BY-STATE CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS TO BE EASED

NSW

From July 1:

* Children's and adult community sport to resume

* A 50-person cap on indoor venues will be scrapped for a one-person per four square metres rule, including at function centres, so long as people are seated.

* Restrictions on indoor and outdoor funerals relaxed to allow one-person per four square metres.

* However, limits on household visitors and outside gatherings will remain capped at 20 people.

* Passenger limits will almost double on public transport:

- Up to 68 people per train carriage

- Up to 23 passengers on an average, two-door bus and

- Ferries will be allowed to seat up to 250 passengers

- Customers must leave an empty seat or space between them. A green dot will continue to be used to identify the safest place to sit or stand. No dot, no spot.

* Large outdoor venues, such as sporting stadiums, with a maximum capacity of 40,000 people will be permitted to host up to 25 per cent of patrons for cultural and sporting events, which must be ticketed and seated only.

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QUEENSLAND

* From July 10, will allow up to 100 people at:

- Outdoor and indoor gatherings including home visitors and venues such as pubs and cinemas

- Places of worship and ceremonies including weddings and funerals

- Museums, art galleries, libraries

- Pools and community sports, gyms, health clubs and yoga studios

- Outdoor amusement parks, zoos, concert venues, arenas, auditoriums and stadiums

- Opens homes and auctions

- Casino and gambling venues, nightclubs

- Beauty and tattoo parlours, nail and tanning salons and non-therapeutic massage parlours.

- Hiking, camping and other activities in national and state parks.

*Will announce on Tuesday whether the borders will be reopened

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ACT

* Enters stage three of lifting coronavirus restrictions including

-Return to full-contact competition for all sports

- Food courts reopen

- Saunas, bathhouses and steam-based beauty services

- Strip clubs, brothels and escort agencies

* To be decided:

- Larger crowds for professional sport and entertainment venues

- Re-opening casinos, gambling and gaming venues

- Face-to-face learning at universities and other vocational training providers

- Return to work

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VICTORIA

* Some restrictions to to be lifted from July 12 including:

- Indoor and outdoor venue limits including restaurants, cafes and pubs allowed up to 50

- Limits will also be relaxed to 50 people at auction houses, community halls, libraries, museums and places of worship.

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NORTHERN TERRITORY

* Border and quarantine restrictions to be lifted July 17

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA

* All gathering and capacity restriction rules to be lifted July 18 with the state's borders - including travel to remote Aboriginal communities - to be re-opened at a later date.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA

* To open its borders to NSW, Victoria and the ACT from July 20

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TASMANIA

* Border restrictions to be lifted July 24

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