Contactless click-and-collect will be relaxed, real estate viewings allowed and increased outdoor sporting opportunities will be permitted this weekend, after a slight change to lockdown restrictions.
Golf, tennis and rowing will be permitted, however, coaching, training and competitions will still be banned under the changes.
Canberra's lockdown was due to end at midnight on Friday, but cases of the virus continue to be infectious in the community.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr said based on the public health risk that the lockdown would be extended for another four weeks.
Under the changes, real estate agents will be permitted to conduct in-person house inspections by private appointment. Only household members will be allowed to attend an appointment with one agent.
Up to five people will be permitted to gather for social and recreational sports as tennis courts and golf courses reopen.
Small businesses who are currently permitted to have two people provide click-and-collect services will now be allowed to have up to five people in the business at one time or one person per four square metres.
On October 5, year 12 students will return to face-to-face learning unless the situation deteriorates.
From October 18, year 11 students can return to face-to-face learning unless cases surge.
It comes as the ACT records 22 new cases of coronavirus in the 24 hours up to 8pm on Monday.
The changes are set to come into effect at midnight on Friday, which will see Canberra residents wake up to increased freedoms on Saturday.
Lockdown has now been extended until October 15, with a checkpoint to assess the strategy due in two weeks time.
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