Premier Peter Gutwein critical of business for shutting doors as more consider similar measures

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated January 3 2022 - 4:49am, first published 4:00am
Popular Hobart restaurant Bar Wa Izakaya has temporarily shut over its concerns for the health of its staff, but Premier Peter Gutwein says it was "a little extreme". Pictures: Phillip Biggs/Adam Holmes

Premier Peter Gutwein has described a Hobart restaurant's decision to close its doors to protect staff and patrons from COVID as "a little extreme", but more are believed to be considering similar action.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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