Fines for breaching Sydney's lockdown are doubled

Fines for breaching Sydney's lockdown are doubled
Fines for breaching Sydney's lockdown are doubled
Fines for breaching Sydney's lockdown are doubled and police are given extra powers to shut down businesses and worksites that don't follow the rules Police have been given new powers to crack down on Covid rule breakers  Businesses and work sites across the state can be shut down by police  Also the penalty for not wearing a mask where required increases to $500 

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Fines for Covid rule breakers in NSW have doubled and police can shut down businesses and construction sites that under wide-ranging new powers. 

Speaking on Thursday a furious David Elliott, Minister for Police and Emergency Services,  said people doing the right thing have had a 'gutful' of those flouting the restrictions. 

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'That's evident by the fact that we are now getting tens of thousands of people reporting breaches through Crime Stoppers,' he said. 

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