The licensee of a Tuncurry hotel has been issued with a $1000 penalty infringement notice following an investigation into alleged breaches of COVID-19 Public Health Orders on the weekend.
Officers from Manning-Great Lakes Police District attended the Manning Street premises on Saturday, August 8 and identified a number of potential breaches.
In particular, a 21st birthday that had been booked for a group of 10 was seen to have numerous more people in attendance.
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In addition, social distancing guidelines were not being followed, particularly in the pub's gaming room.
Following further inquiries, the licensee was issued with a $1000 penalty infringement notice for fail to comply with noticed direction on Tuesday, August 11.
Investigations are ongoing into the planned birthday party.
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