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Man charged with breach of public health order - Byron Bay

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 12:41:20 PM

A man will be served a Future Court Attendance Notice today for breaching public health orders after he visited the Byron Bay and surrounding areas.

Following inquiries, including appeals for public assistance, the 52-year-old man from Rose Bay will be charged after he allegedly travelled from Sydney to Byron Bay and the surrounding area, without a reasonable excuse and in contravention of the public health orders.

The Future Court Attendance Notice will be served on the man at the Lismore Base Hospital with strict bail conditions.

He will appear at Lismore Local Court on Monday 13 September 2021.

Inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.