NSW residents now have more freedom than they’ve had in months with COVID-19 restrictions eased at a host of venues, including restaurants, pubs, chapels and beauty salons.

The hospitality industry has been given a much-needed boost with up to 50 people allowed to dine in restaurants, pubs, clubs and cafes from Monday.

Venues will have to adhere to strict physical distancing rules, bookings of 10 or more are banned and patrons can’t stand – but doors are open.

WHAT IS OPENING UP FROM JUNE 1 IN NSW:

* Up to 50 people allowed to dine in restaurants, pubs, clubs, casinos and cafes

* Beauty salons reopen with no more than 10 clients

* Up to 20 people can attend weddings, 50 at funerals and 50 at places of worship

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* Museums, galleries, libraries, zoos and aquariums

* Regional travel within the state permitted for holidays and recreation

* Caravan parks and camping grounds are permitted to open

RESTRICTIONS REMAINING IN PLACE:

* Gyms, cinemas, theatres, concert halls and dance halls are still off-limits

* Only five people allowed to visit a household

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* Outdoor gatherings still restricted to 10 people