NSW Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro’s daughter Domenica fined for violating Covid rules

Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro’s daughter has been fined. Photo: Peter Lorimer / NCA NewsWire

John Barilaro’s daughter, Domenica, has been fined $ 1,000 for violating the Public Health Act.

Police claim Ms Barilaro, 20, left her home in Queanbeyan and traveled to Sydney, then through the ACT, before returning to the city in the NSW region.

The violation occurred Friday, July 9, NSW police confirmed.

Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro with his daughter Domenica.  Photo: Kym Smith
Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro with his daughter Domenica. Photo: Kym Smith

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She was spoken to by Monaro District officers and issued a $ 1,000 fine for non-compliance with the public health act.

“She was very helpful and apologetic,” a NSW Police spokesman said.

The Deputy Prime Minister has been contacted for comment.

Under current lockdown measures, people in Greater Sydney are not allowed to travel more than 10 km from their homes and are prohibited from traveling to the regions.

People from regional NSW cannot travel to Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast, Wollongong or to Shellharbour unless they have a “reasonable excuse” such as Getting a Covid vaccine or attending a funeral.

“If you enter these areas for any reason, the residence rules also apply to you for 14 days after you were last in one of these areas,” says the website NSW Health.

“This means you will have to stay at your place of residence for 14 days, even if it is in a regional area, unless you have a reasonable excuse.”

John Barilaro's daughter has been fined.  Photo: NCA NewsWire / Peter Lorimer.
John Barilaro’s daughter has been fined. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Peter Lorimer.

NSW recorded a staggering increase in cases on Friday with 97 new infections, 29 of which were contagious in the community.

“This is the number (that is),” said NSW Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian.

“The number of people who are contagious in society continues to rise. We really want to stress to everyone. Stay home, follow the order.

Friday’s coronavirus numbers also include 34 people whose source of infection is unknown.

“We have a number of cases under investigation and we are seeing the emergence of non-coherent cases that are of concern,” said NSW Health Chief Kerry Chant.

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