They're the pictures that have health authorities on edge tonight – thousands of mask-free Melburnians flocking to beaches ahead of our warmest weekend in seven months. https://t.co/5zYfOfohG3 @paul_dowsley #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/0dLPhFf4IE
— 7NEWS Melbourne (@7NewsMelbourne) October 2, 2020
“We are trying to prevent closure through a range of measures, however, we will only be able to keep our beaches and parks open if each person plays their part by sticking to the Chief Health Officer’s orders,” Mr Smith said.
“No one has the right to break the rules and potentially put at risk everything that good, decent, law-abiding Victorians have created, have built. All of their sacrifice has to be worth something,” he told reporters on Saturday.