Police are overall happy with the community response to the COVID lockdown in Sutherland Shire.
They are paying close attention to normally busy pedestrian areas, with education their main focus.
Mounted police were on patrol at Cronulla this morning.
Acting commander of Sutherland Shire Police Area Command, Acting Superintendent Andrea Panozzo, said, "The mounted section is often out here at our request or of their own volition".
"They provide a high visibility reminder about the need to follow the four lockdown rules."
Under government orders, the four reasons people can leave home are:
Masks are also compulsory in indoor, non-residential areas.
Acting Commander Panozzo said the majority of the community were "doing the right thing".
"Overall, we are quite pleased with what the community is doing," he said.
"The response has been pretty positive.
"There is also a willingness by the community to let us know of any non-compliance.
"The majority of interaction we are having - and there have not been many instances - result from a misunderstanding of the rules.
"Once it is explained, people generally cooperate."
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