COVID-19 restrictions loophole allows Greater Sydney real estate buyers to attend Newcastle, Hunter open houses

Michael Parris
By Michael Parris
July 2 2021 - 7:30pm
STILL OPEN: COVID-19 lockdowns do not stop Sydney and Central Coast buyers coming to Newcastle to inspect real estate.

Sydney people can drive to the Hunter to attend open-house inspections, something they are banned from doing in their own city.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris

Journalist

Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his reporting about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has reported on the 2019 NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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