Almost 3,000 children in NSW hit with fines of up to $5,000 for minor Covid rule breaches

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Almost 3,000 COVID-19 fines totalling just over $2.1 million dollars have been issued to children aged 10-17 years since 1 July last year, data obtained by Redfern Legal Centre reveals. 

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NSW Supreme Court the State of New South Wales conceded that the COVID-19 fines issued to the three plaintiffs are invalid and fail to meet the legal requirements under the Fines Act (NSW).
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