Understandably there is some confusion right now about the powers that have been adopted by State and Territory Governments, including their police forces, to enforce social distancing

Adding to the uncertainty are the different approaches being adopted by different jurisdictions and how rigidly these will be enforced by authorities including the police.

While its understandable that approaches will differ, we are fortunate that Sam McGregor, Policy & Industry Adviser in our Safety, Contracts & Workplace Relations Team has put together this useful summary of  the powers adopted by state and territory jurisdictions.

Download the Summary of Powers Adopted State by State Regarding Enforcement of Social Distancing Rules by Authorities (Incl Police)

 

Sam McGregor

Policy & Industry Adviser

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