Bunnings stores across Sydney are set to reopen their doors to all on Monday, except for the few in areas flagged by the NSW government as LGAs of concern.
Bunnings stores across Sydney are set to reopen their doors to all on Monday, except for those in the LGAs of concern.
Bunnings managing director Mike Schneider said the decision followed the announcement that 70 per cent of the eligible NSW population had been vaccinated against COVID-19.
"The acceleration of the vaccine rollout and the increase in opportunities for our team to get vaccinated has given us the confidence to re-open our stores in Greater Sydney," he said.
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Mr Schneider said Bunnings staff in Sydney had been getting vaccinated at drive-through vaccination clinics the company set up for its team in western Sydney.
He said comprehensive COVID-safe measures would remain in all stores, including security staff at every store to monitor compliance and a one per 10 metre density limit.
"We will continue to encourage customers in Greater Sydney to utilise our contactless Drive & Collect and delivery options for non-urgent items, in keeping with the current public health guidance," he said.
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Stores will open at their usual times on Monday 6 September.
Stores in LGA areas of concern will remain open to trade customers only.
Click & Deliver and Drive & Collect service will still be available to all.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/coronavirus-nsw-bunnings-to-reopen-in-greater-sydney-as-vaccination-rates-rise/eb046131-981e-43f0-b927-93ec6a9cd8fb