The new health order that came into effect overnight have some local builders concerned that the blanket approach is unnecessarily hurting local tradespeople.
Central Coast tradies have spent the weekend and today, Monday securing their work sites, as lockdown rules tighten.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Adam Crouch MP defended his government’s decision to close all construction sites, saying that they are designed to halt the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19.
Crouch called on all tradies who have been in Sydney to get tested for coronavirus as soon as possible. This he says will allow him to argue the case to have the region excluded from the red zone.
Information source: Video interviews July 19, 2021