Austrailia Locals will soon be able to enjoy Australian ski areas June 22.

Local tourists will soon be able to enjoy the New South Wales ski fields, with the state's alpine region to open from June 22 after a coronavirus-affected start to the snow season.

With the cancellation of the traditional June long weekend start to the snow season, Deputy Premier John Barilaro said he was keen to see tourists back on the slopes.

But ski field operators would need to ensure resorts were COVID-safe through physical distancing, controlled access to ski lifts, no snow play and enhanced cleaning procedures.

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