20 AUGUST 2021

Health NSW needs a clearer strategy for directing and supporting apartment communities.

The Chief Health Officer, Dr Chant, is rightly concerned about transmission in apartment buildings. Across Sydney these are chock full of residents.

But the Public Health Orders treat a 40-storey high rise exactly the same as a free-standing home. That is a mistake. Strata Committees cannot manage a pandemic through by-laws. They are under enormous pressure.

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