Covid-19 Australia: Sydney barber fined $5,000 for cutting hair during lockdown

Covid-19 Australia: Sydney barber fined $5,000 for cutting hair during lockdown
Covid-19 Australia: Sydney barber fined $5,000 for cutting hair during lockdown
Local barber is slapped with a $5,000 fine for giving illegal haircuts in Sydney - while multi-million dollar companies are allowed to open legally Owner of Auburn's Golden Cuts fined $5000 for breaching public health order Police warn people at Auburn and Bankstown will be targeted by officers Police superintendent at Mount Colah fined $200 for going maskless indoors Confusion over what sorts of businesses are 'essential' and may remain open 

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A local barber has been handed a huge fine for taking clients during Sydney's hard lockdown, and residents nearby have been warned police will be watching to ensure they comply with Covid restrictions. 

The owner of Golden Cuts on Chiswick Road, at Auburn, copped a $5,000 fine for breaching a public health order.

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On Sydney's sixth day of lockdown, 24 new cases were announced bringing the total number of active Covid-19 cases in New South Wales to 194. 

The owner of Golden Cuts barber on Chiswick Street at Auburn (pictured) was fined $5000 after police were tipped off the barber shop was continuing to serve customers

The owner of Golden Cuts barber on Chiswick Street at Auburn (pictured) was fined $5000 after police were tipped off the barber shop was continuing to serve customers

It is understood NSW Police were tipped off by a member of the public that the hairdresser was continuing to operate as normal, despite Greater Sydney being six days into a hard lockdown.

Only essential services are permitted to remain open, which does not include hairdressers or beauty salons.

It does include huge businesses including supermarkets, hardware stores and even some clothing shops - with

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