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Mask must be worn anywhere in NSW, if you've been to Greater Sydney

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Have you been in the Greater Sydney are in the past 14 days?

If the answer to that question is yes, you must wear a mask wherever you are in NSW, including in the Upper Hunter. 

As per the most recent Public Health Order, anyone who has been in the Greater Sydney area in the last 14 days, is required to wear a mask even when they are outside of the Greater Sydney area for the duration of the Public Health Order. 

Greater Sydney means— (a) the Greater Sydney Region within the meaning of the Greater Sydney Commission Act 2015, and (b) the local government areas of the Central Coast, the City of Shellharbour and the City of Wollongong.

The legislation: https://gazette.legislation.nsw.gov.au/so/download.w3p?id=Gazette_2021_2021-266.pdf

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