Hairdressers urge PM to stand them down amid coronavirus pandemic | ABC News

About This Source - ABC News (Australia)

The video item below is from ABC News (Australia). ABC News is a public news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Three Recent ABC News (Australia) Stories:

  • Deaths in custody show law enforcement ‘too easily triggered’ | The World
  • How Baltimore’s Freddie Gray activists are shaping the response to George Floyd’s death | The World
  • Judge berates pair who stabbed drug lord Tony Mokbel | ABC News
  • Major hairdressing chains have dubbed the National Cabinet’s decision to immediately lift 30-minute restrictions on appointments as “just bonkers” as they warn hairdressers, barbers and clients are at risk from coronavirus.

    From today, haircuts were meant to be limited to less than 30 minutes as part of further social restrictions agreed to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, but that rule was removed not long after coming into force.

    Salons and barbers must still adhere to the physical-distancing restrictions of one person per 4 square metres.

    “It is physically impossible for stylists to do a shampoo or haircut without touching the client,” Just Cuts chief executive Denis McFadden said.

    Read more here:

    For more from ABC News, click here:
    You can watch more ABC News content on iview:

    Subscribe to us on YouTube:
    Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel:
    You can also like us on Facebook:
    Or follow us on Instagram:
    Or even on Twitter:

    Leave a Comment