Face shields mask hope

Merran Macs wears a face masks while reading the Star Mail News. 211761 Picture: GARY SISSONS

Last Thursday, 23 July, was the first day residents across the Yarra Ranges were forced to wear face masks outside their homes due to Covid-19.

It came after the State Government announced people living in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire would be required to wear a mask when leaving their home for essential reasons, or face a $200 fine.

The Star Mail sent photographer Gary Sissons out to suburbs across the Yarra Ranges to capture how locals had adapted to their new way of life.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.