THE NSW roadmap out of lockdown has raised as many questions as it's answered, according to Tamworth Hotel manager Bradley Smith.
While it was designed to provide certainty as to what people can and can't do after the state reaches 70, 80 and 90 per cent double dose vaccination, Mr Smith said the rules are unfair to regional businesses.
As of the Monday after the state reaches the 70 per cent mark, which is expected to be October 11, double-vaccinated people will receive a number of new and permanent freedoms.
However those who aren't will lose some, including not being able to go the likes of restaurants and pubs.
Mr Smith said he doesn't understand why it's being implemented as a blanket rule for the whole state, given the greater Sydney area was given wider access to vaccines earlier.
"We haven't had the rollout out here to have all of our staff double vaccinated by that date, even myself, my second vaccination date is in the middle of November," he said.
He said the pub was "going to go backwards" when October 11 arrives as many customers may not be eligible to go out.
"You're going to have to have someone dedicated to staying on that door and stick to that one point of entry, so it's not like relaxing where we've got the multiple doors open, it'll still be quite restrictive," he said.
"You're asking 18 to 24 year olds to police some of the most opinionated people out there who are going to be very passionate about their stance and why they can't come in.
"It's a bit of a rough end of the stick to give someone."
Given the difficulties, he hopes the government will back down on its stance that people in regional NSW have to abide by the same deadlines as Greater Sydney.