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.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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