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Now They’re Confiscating Alcohol Delivered to Locked-Down Australians If Quantity Exceeds State-Sanctioned Limit

It's just 14 days to flatten the curve!

“A Sydney Local Health District spokeswoman told news.com.au that when NSW Health took control of apartment buildings the buildings became subject to alcohol consumption restrictions.”

If you’ve had an inkling that the COVID-19 response in one particular Australian state has taken on an Orwellian hue, then the newest reported wrinkle probably won’t shock you.

What now?

In New South Wales — a southeastern state encompassing Sydney — alcohol deliveries to apartments under COVID-19 lockdown are being confiscated if booze volume exceeds limits mandated by the Ministry of Health, news.com.au reported.

The powers that be are enacting daily alcohol limits to “ensure the safety of health staff and residents,” the outlet added.

News.com.au said Mission Australia’s Common Ground building in Camperdown is the latest building where occupants are subjected to such rules — and it should come as no surprise that they don’t like it.

Residents of the social housing development complained that care packages sent to them by friends and relatives have been searched prior to delivery, the outlet said.

“They are searching all bags and things coming into the building,” Common Ground resident Robin Elhaj said, according to news.com.au. “They confiscated a series of gifts. So things like bottles of spirits — we weren’t allowed to have those, and we still [aren’t].”

More from the outlet:

Residents are allowed to receive a ration of one of the following: six beers or pre-mixed drinks, one bottle of wine, or one 375ml bottle of spirits.

Excess alcohol is being confiscated until lockdown rules are lifted.

Residents can consult with a clinician if they think they need more than the allowed limit.

A Sydney Local Health District spokeswoman confirmed the limits are in place in NSW Health’s Special Health Accommodation where COVID-positive patients and close contacts are sent for isolation, news.com.au reported.

The outlet said it’s unclear how NSW Health can enforce alcohol-delivery limits to those isolating in their own homes as public health orders don’t mention alcohol limits.

A NSW Police spokeswoman told news.com.au that officers are not confiscating alcohol delivered to residential buildings and don’t have the authority to do so: “In all residential lockdown locations, NSW Police are there to ensure compliance with the Public Health Orders and assist NSW Health if required.”

However, a Sydney Local Health District spokeswoman told news.com.au that when NSW Health took control of apartment buildings in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the buildings became subject to alcohol consumption restrictions.

“Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under the omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber barons cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”

Anything else?

New South Wales has seen a number of controversial measures related to COVID-19:

Source: The Blaze

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ken
ken
16 days ago

The whole place is disgusting…. The police beating the shit out of citizens, the military going along with obvious traitors making them traitors as well.

Sorry to tell those citizens,,, they’re going to have to break down and do something to dump the jerks. Waiting for someone else to do something it isn’t working out too well, is it.

It’s gonna get worse people. Like a dog that kills a chicken, he will keep doing it until he is put down. These despots smell chicken blood,,, you. They’re gonna keep on doing it until put down.

A military is usually brought in when the government turns despotic and fears the people. This is where you are at right now.

The road ahead splits and goes in two different directions. One is full blown tyranny, the other is peace and freedom. Your choice and yes there will be suffering but then you’re already suffering.

Do you want the present situation your enduring for your children and grand children?
Some tough decisions ahead….

The new Monopoly Game,,,Australian Version. Go to Jail….

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Last edited 16 days ago by ken
Mr Reynard
Mr Reynard
16 days ago
Reply to  ken

Ken, same people who control US/UK/France/Germany/Italy ect..ect… Control Aus & NZ… Same Satanist cabal…

Ying Jun
Ying Jun
16 days ago

The majority of Sydney residents are pathetic. They are too deep in debt to rise up against the tyrannical government. Sydney is planned on re-opening mid October. Most people are looking forward to having a drink at the pub or have a haircut. I would prefer most people to use the first day of re-opening to protest at parliament house and the police headquarter. In this life, if you don’t push back what you think is wrong then you deserve all the bad things that happen to your life.

raymond lambert
raymond lambert
15 days ago

Is it not a blessing that democracy was chosen and not dictatorship? I know I sleep easier having voted for the candidate whose promise to represent my viewpoints and maintain a stable and just “democratic majority equals right” standpoint was successful in the elections.
What would life be like now if lived in a tinpot dictatorship? Politicians beware, soon you will be looking for my cross in the box.

Eddy
Eddy
14 days ago

L.O.L. Got bad news for you, Raymond. The democratic horse you mention, has well and truly bolted long ago. How is it, that you’ve missed the latest bit of Legislation passed by majority last week,(clearly your rep supported it) allowing the authorities to hack into your phone/P.C. scan it to see what you have stored upon it, delete items and even insert items they wish to see on your devices, then accuse you of illegal actions, by having this info on your devices and arrest you. Shove you in gaol without charge and not tell anyone where you’ve disappeared to. This my friend is the Democracy your rabbiting on about within Australia today ??? Mate, it ALREADY IS a TIN POT DICTATORSHIP !

Raptar Driver
Raptar Driver
15 days ago

This gives the term “down under” a whole new meaning.

Anti-Empire