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Australian sports venues to allow crowds of 10,000 from July

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 04: Cut out pictures of the fans are seen during the round four NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters at Suncorp Stadium on June 04, 2020 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has given approval for crowds of up to 10,000 people to be allowed into sports stadiums from next month.

Morrison gave the green light on Friday when he announced a calibration of his cabinet’s third stage of easing rules, which will be in place nationwide in July. The current 100-person cap on indoor venues will be scrapped, clearing the way for more people to attend sporting events and gatherings.

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