Dear NSW Ministry of Health,
I seek all documents pertaining to advice given by your department to the NSW Government in relation to the compulsory wearing of masks in places of public worship (as required by various amendments to the NSW Public health orders on movement during COVID-19.)
To help potentially narrow the scope, I am seeking documents in which advice is given specifically for places of public worship as against indoor areas or other businesses more generally.
Rev. Andrew Kyrios
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I am happy to submit an application form in the method prescribed as well as pay the fee but do you seriously not accept emailed forms?
Also is there no other way to pay apart from money order or cheque?
This seems purposefully belligerent when most other departments accept requests via email.
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