Sydney residents made to carry ID to prove they’re within 10km of home while exercising during lockdown

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Residents in Australia’s Greater Sydney area are now required to carry identification while outside exercising, so that police can stop them and check whether they are more than 10 kilometers from their home.

According to a New South Wales government notice on Friday – which was signed by Brad Hazzard, NSW’s minister for health and medical research – outdoor “public gatherings,” including exercise, are limited to just two people who must stay within 10km of their homes, as Sydney prepares to enter its third week of lockdown.

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