A man and woman from Sydney’s eastern suburbs have been issued with $1000 PINs after they failed to comply with the Public Health Order at Bondi Beach today.
About 10am today (Sunday 27 June 2021), officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command attended Bondi Beach after reports multiple people were in breach of the current Public Health Orders.
Upon arrival, police observed a number of people sitting on a grassed area between Campbell Parade and Queen Elizabeth Drive. Officers spoke to these people and issued them with directions to leave the area, which they complied with.
A short time later, police found a 35-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman had returned to the beach.
Both were issued with Penalty Infringement Notices for fail to comply with noticed direction in relation to section 7/8/9 – COVID-19 – individual (other than face covering breaches).
Police continue to appeal to the community to abide by the public health orders, and report suspected breaches of or any behaviour which may impact on the health and safety of the community.
Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.