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Covid fine cancellations underline sense of unfair treatment in western Sydney

Move has come as a relief to many families but also damaged the ‘already fragile trust’ communities had in government’s decisions

When Stephen heard that the New South Wales government was going to cancel more than $30m in fines for breaches of Covid health orders, relief washed over him.

Stephen’s son, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, was fined $1,000 on three separate occasions for breaching restrictions during the height of Sydney’s lockdowns in 2021.

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