Sydney/Melbourne CBD’s become ghost towns

A Roy Morgan analysis of people movements shows that Melbourne’s and Sydney’s CBDs resemble ghost towns with movements only 17% of pre-COVID levels:

The average 7-day movement level in the Sydney CBD hit a low of 8% of pre-pandemic levels in late July and have slowly increased since then as restrictions have been eased as vaccination rates have increased rapidly…

Average movement levels in the Melbourne CBD have tracked closely with those in the Sydney CBD over the last two months since Greater Melbourne entered its record sixth lockdown in early August…

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