List Of Sydney Beaches Closed Due To COVID-19 Health & Safety

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Following health and safety regulations across the globe, it is important now more than ever in order to stop the spread of Coronavirus. But of course, we’ve seen troubling footage showing people STILL heading out in groups to beaches around the city.

Since Bondi Beach was shut down last month, other beaches have followed suit.

Take a look below to see the status of beaches across various councils:

Northern Beaches

“By Order of the Federal Government, our beaches are open for exercise only - surfing, swimming, running and walking.  Beaches will be closed due to unsafe conditions and or mass gatherings.” - Northern Beaches Council.

Avalon Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Bilgola Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Bungan Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Clareville Beach - open

Clontarf Beach - restricted use. Enclosed swimming area closed

Collaroy Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Dee Why Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Fairlight Beach - open

Fishermans Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Freshwater Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

Great Mackerel Beach - open 

Long Reef Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Manly Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Mona Vale Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

Narrabeen Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

Newport Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

North Avalon Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

North Curl Curl Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

North Narrabeen Beach - open (Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards)

North Palm Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

North Steyne Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

Palm Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

Paradise Beach - closed

Queenscliff Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

Sandy Bay - open

Sandy Beach - open

Shelly Beach - open. No flagged area. Surveillance being undertaken by Council Lifeguards

Snapperman Beach - open

South Curl Curl Beach - closed. Beaches Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits

South Narrabeen Beach - open. No flags however Council Lifeguard on duty providing a surveillance patrol

Station Beach - open

Turimetta Beach - open. Beach open but not patrolled

Warriewood Beachclosed Beach - Closed by the Police due to crowd numbers exceeding stipulated limits.

Whale Beach - open. Beach open patrolled by Council Lifeguards

Randwick City Council

All Randwick City City Beaches are closed until further notice as of Saturday, 28 March 2020.

This includes Coogee Beach, Maroubra Beach, Clovelly Beach, Gordon's Bay, Little Bay Beach, Malabar Beach and the beaches at La Perouse (Congwong, Little Congwong, Frenchman's and Yarra Bay Beach).

Sutherland Shire

Sutherland Shire Beaches will remain open with Council enforcing the 4m2 per person rule, in line with the NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Mass Gatherings) Order 2020, with no more than 500 persons on any one beach. (Ocean pools are all closed)

Bayside

From tomorrow (Tuesday 7 April), the entire length of Lady Robinsons Beach, from Kyeemagh to Dolls Point/Sans Souci, will closed, as well as the public car parks along the foreshore, until further notice.

National Parks

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has closed all camping and campgrounds, visitor centres, high-visitation areas, and historic sites from 26 March 2020, in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Check park alerts for closures or read more here! 

You can read the latest NSW health and safety rules regarding COVID-19 here.

Rangers across all of these Councils and the NSW Police Force will be patrolling beaches. If anyone is caught breaching the guidelines they may receive a heavy penalty, including fines or jail.

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Hit News Team

6 April 2020

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