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BREAKING NEWS: BRISBANE OUT OF LOCKDOWN

BREAKING NEWS: BRISBANE OUT OF LOCKDOWN

Dear Members,

The Greater Brisbane lockdown lifts at 12 noon today and a number of temporary safety measures will remain in place for all of Queensland.

The following restrictions will be in place for two weeks until 12 noon on Thursday 15 April 2021:

• You must continue to carry a mask with you whenever you leave home and wear it in indoor venues
• Hospitality venues can open for seated eating and drinking only, and no dancing is allowed
• Private gatherings are restricted to 30 people • Businesses can re-open with one person per 2m²
• Outdoor events can go ahead with a COVID-safe plan, but masks must be worn if social distancing isn’t possible
• Church services will be allowed 100% occupancy with ticketed or allocated seating or adhering to the one per 2m² rule
• Restrictions on aged care, hospitals, disability care, and correctional facilities will apply with no personal visitors allowed during this period.

The remaining restrictions are about protecting Queenslanders against further transmission of COVID-19.

You can access the updated Covid-19 cases information here.

Yours sincerely,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association

Restrictions for Impacted Areas – Greater Brisbane

Restrictions for Impacted Areas – Greater Brisbane

Dear Member,

To protect the health of Queenslanders, from 5 pm AEST Monday 29 March 2021 to 5 pm AEST Thursday 1 April 2021, the greater Brisbane region will have been subject to new restrictions. This will be reviewed on Wednesday 31 March. See more details here.

You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to. You must wear a mask in indoor spaces, such as shopping centres, supermarkets, and retail outlets, etc. Find out more details here.

Kind regards,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Dear Members,

Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program commenced on 22 February 2021.  People in priority groups who are most at risk and who need protection the most will have received the vaccine first. 

Please find the government rollout presentation here.

Kind regards,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association

SA Business Information Hub

SA Business Information Hub

Dear Member,

SA Business Information Hub offers a range of webinars and resources to support small businesses through the COVID-19 crisis.

Whether you own an established business looking to grow or adapt or you’re new to the Industry, I urge you to click on the link below to access this free support.

https://business.sa.gov.au/COVID-19-business-information-and-support/Webinars-for-business

Kind regards,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association

COVID-19 Business Assistance Finder

COVID-19 Business Assistance Finder

Dear Member,

If your business has been impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for financial assistance or other types of relief.

Click in the link below to discover what support is available from the Queensland and Australian governments, plus Queensland local councils.

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/covid-assistance 

Need more guidance? Phone the Small Business Hotline on 1300 654 687

Kind regards,

Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association

VICTORIA UNLOCKED

VICTORIA UNLOCKED

Dear Members,

The Victorian 5-day circuit breaking lockdown will cease 11.59 pm tonight.

The Premier has confirmed this at a press conference, just minutes ago.

Tatts Kiosks and the other effected outlets that have been deemed non-essential will be back open first thing Thursday morning 18th February.

Your Tatts terminals are still on, they have not been turned off.

This has been so hard on our members that have had to endure this closure, really a third wave because of new strains of the virus namely -UK strain, South African strain both highly contagious.

Onwards and upwards and stay safe.
Yours sincerely,


Brendan Tohill | Chief Executive Officer
VANA – Victorian Authorised Newsagents Association
NLNA – National Lotteries Newsagents Association