By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 04:33 GMT, 25 November 2020 | Updated: 04:33 GMT, 25 November 2020
New South Wales will ease a number of coronavirus restrictions just in time for Christmas.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced the news on Wednesday outlining that 50 visitors will now be allowed in homes with an outdoor area from December 1.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The state leader also said small pubs and hospitality venues will be able to double their capacity from one person per four square meters to two.
The final change is that companies will be able to bring workers back to the office from December 14.
But the Premier has warned, the uptick in public transport will mean the state's residents will have to 'get better at wearing masks.'
New South Wales will ease a number of coronavirus restrictions just in time for Christmas (pictured, two woman enjoy a drink on June 1 at the Royal Hotel)
'My colleagues and I, in conjunction with the health experts, were able to go a bit further than what we anticipated. So it's fantastic news,' Ms Berejiklian said.
'If you are hosting an event at your home, you can have up to 50 people, so long as you utilise an outdoor space,' Ms Berejiklian said.
'If you do not have an outdoor space, we do not recommend any more than 30 people inside the home.'
Previously only 20 people were allowed in the home.
Outdoor gatherings like BBQs in the park will also be capped at 50.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
NSW has gone 18-consecutive days without any locally acquired COVID-19 cases and there have been no mystery infections for one month.
To mark the state's success, smaller pubs, clubs and restaurants will be able