Lock down protocaol for Birders

To: Neil Hermes <>
Subject: Lock down protocaol for Birders
From: shorty via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 05:36:22 +0000
Just to add to the discussion, as some know i am a builder mostly on existing houses and was allowed back to work last week but under strict conditions. One of these conditions is i have to carry with me at all times an authorised worker permit showing where i am working on the day. One of the reasons for this permit is to show to the Police if i get pulled over for being out of my area. This to me seems pretty clear cut that you need a legitimate reason for leaving your area.

I also recall what Andrew Barr said on his first lockdown press conference   "If you live in Belconnen, exercise in Belconnen, get your groceries in Belconnen. Do not be travelling across the ACT for exercise or essential supplies."  I thought he made it clear.


On Fri, Sep 17, 2021 at 11:11 AM Neil Hermes via Canberrabirds <> wrote:
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Just a reminder that all birders should be aware of, and comply with, the ACT Government's directions concerning permissible outdoor activities. It reflects on all of us if some birders are not being seen to be responsible.


Neil Hermes
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