In Parliament

Members Statement - Social Distancing


Thursday, 23 April 2020

Mr NEWBURY (Brighton):

Our community supports current preventative health measures. We care about our neighbours and their health. But our community has begun to question inconsistent social distancing restrictions where they lack common sense, especially when the rules restrict freedoms more so here than in neighbouring states.

Restrictions should not push Victorians to feeling locked up. Ongoing community support will depend on the practicality and livability of those restraints and the government setting out a roadmap for their liberation.