14 Pictures That Show How Poorly "Social Distancing" Went In Sydney This Week
Just because Bondi Beach was closed, doesn't mean the crowds vanished.
This week, prime minister Scott Morrison announced a long list of rules, restrictions and changes that Aussies should abide by in order to protect against the spread of the coronavirus.
Now, it's possible that you think the new laws are an overreaction. Or, if left to their own devices, the people of Sydney would instinctively ~do the right thing~.
To test that theory, we decided to take a little look back at how Sydneysiders have navigated social distancing over the last seven days.
At Red Leaf Beach, this tiny strip of sand was positively teeming with sun-seeking visitors.
At Coogee, the beach may have been closed, but that didn't stop groups of people taking to the park for their daily dose of vitamin-D.
At World Square, groups of shoppers were happy to browse without considering any form of social distancing.
And finally, at Newtown, these teens posed up a storm for photographers while waiting for the local bus.
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