Churches and COVID-19 in NSW — Public Health Order No 4 released

Posted on June 30, 2020 
Filed under COVID19

“Following earlier announcements by the Premier of NSW, the rules regarding public gatherings in the State have been amended with effect from 1 July 2020, in the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 4) 2020 (“PHO No 4”). This post comments on matters that relate to churches and other religious bodies. …

Limits on public gatherings for religious services, weddings and funerals have now been changed. Limits on the use of premises are also affected.”

– At Law and Religion Australia, Neil Foster unpacks the latest COVID-19 related rules for churches in NSW.