Starting today, all venues across NSW must have a system of digital registration in accordance with the new state government rules

Venues such as cafes, bars, hairdressers and nail salons can no longer be registered with pen and paper

New South Wales Government Says Quick Response (QR) Codes Will Continue To Protect Customers And Employees From COVID-19 By Replacing A “Walk In” Culture With A “Check In Culture” ”

John Green, director of the Australian Hotels Association, said the vast majority of venues in NSW already use electronic records, including QR codes

The NSW-Victorian border opened this morning for the first time in 137 days as COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease

From today up to 3000 people take part in outdoor events, provided that one person is available for the assigned seating for every 2 square meters

At events where people sit on picnic carpets, people have to adhere to the 4 square meter rule

The capacity for outdoor worship has increased from 300 to 500, and choirs of up to 30 people can perform

NSW was the 15th yesterday Day with no locally acquired cases, while 11 quarantined cases were reported

A total fire ban has been imposed on the Far North Coast and North Western regions of NSW

Hot and windy conditions are forecast for various areas including Ballina, Byron, Clarence Valley, Kyogle, Lismore, Richmond Valley, and Tweed

The rural fire department says people need to remember to follow their bushfire survival plan and stay vigilant

According to NSW Labor, the death of a driver for the delivery of groceries in South Sydney over the weekend shows the industry needs immediate regulation

Bijoy Paul, 27, died Saturday afternoon after being involved in a car accident in Rockdale

Labor spokesman for the gig economy Daniel Mookhey said Paul was the third delivery worker to be killed in NSW in the past two months

“More and more people will be at risk until we fix our broken health and safety laws in the workplace and modernize the system of employee compensation,” he said

An investigation is due to begin today into the death of a Sydney woman found in the bushland with acid burns on 80 percent of her body

A reward of 500 will be given for information about the death of Monika Chetty, who was doused with acid in West Hoxton in 2014000 USD offered

A landmark study found that platypus should be classified as an endangered species after their habitat has shrunk to an area nearly three times the size of Tasmania over the past three decades

Research from the University of NSW’s Center for Ecosystem Science found that platypus observations fell the most in NSW (32 percent less)

The main drivers of the decline were new dams, over-abstraction of water from rivers, logging, attacks by foxes and dogs, pollution and urban sprawl in the suburbs

Lead author of the report, Richard Kingsford, said the declines in platypus sightings were worst in places where natural river systems and water flows had been most altered, such as the Murray-Darling Basin

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Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-11-23/sydney-morning-briefing-qr-codes-compulsory/12908600