Why Social Distancing Matters

Updated March 2020

The Australian government has put together the attached graphic, which shows the importance of following guidelines such as maintaining 1.5 metres between people.

Please maintain your social distancing. That’s 1.5 metres between people, regularly washing your hands for 20 seconds, self-isolating if you are sick and avoiding unnecessary gatherings.

"It is our "most powerful tool", Chief Health Officer Brendan Murphy has repeatedly said.

We really do all have a part to play here.