NSW reveals three-stage roadmap out of lockdown amid State records 787 new cases.
has confirmed October 11 as the date lockdown restrictions will start easing in NSW.
"I can say quite confidently we envisage 11 October will be the day we will be able to adhere to that road map and I just say to everybody across the state, thank you so much for your patience," Ms Berejiklian said.
At the 80 per cent rate, travel will resume through regional NSW and fully vaccinated people will be allowed to have 10 visitors at home.
However unvaccinated will have to "wait a long time" to participate in the same activities allowed for double-dosed people. Unvaccinated people will only be allowed to attend places of worship.
The following changes will kick in for fully vaccinated residents from the Monday after the 80 per cent milestone is reached:
- Residents will be able to travel anywhere freely in NSW
- Up to 10 visitors will be allowed to a home
- Community sport will reopen
- All venues and businesses will operate at the one person per four square metre rule indoors and two square metre rule indoors
- There will be no limit on guests at weddings and funerals for fully vaccinated people
- Customer caps for personal services such as hairdressers will be removed
- International travel will be able to be considered
A third stage has been set for December 1, when it is expected the state will have reached 90 per cent double-dose vaccination.
- Venues will move to the two square metre rule
- Masks will not be required indoors at offices
- Indoor pools and nightclubs can reopen
"We believe by 1 December we will be at that COVID normal state where, hopefully, we will be booking our international travel once the PM gives that green light, we will be able to go overseas as well.