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Pubs had previously been excluded from rules that allowed restaurants to re-open.
But the rules caused confusion, prompting the premier Steven Marshall to announce a u-turn on that decision this afternoon.
BREAKING: SA Premier and Police Commissioner attempt to clear up “confusion” around indoor dining restrictions. Effective immediately any establishment with dining capability can now open INCLUDING pubs @abcadelaide pic.twitter.com/gFfY5SeFCk
Labor frontbenchers Jim Chalmers, Tony Burke and Brendan O’Connor have issued a statement on the jobkeeper blunder.
Today the Morrison government has been forced to admit it has again seriously stuffed-up the roll out of the jobkeeper program.
This is a humiliating confession that the PM and treasurer were wrong by 3 million workers and $60bn dollars.