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Events Calendar

Current COVID Restrictions
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Hits : 207

From 11.59pm on Thursday 9 September, the five reasons to leave the home will be removed in regional Victoria, except for Greater Shepparton. There will be no limit on the distance regional Victorians can travel from home – other than restrictions on entry to metropolitan Melbourne.

Stay at home requirements for REGIONAL VICTORIA:

• no stay at home requirement

• removal of 5km travel limit

Intrastate travel limit:

• allowed across regional Victoria

• movement between metropolitan

Melbourne and regional Victoria restricted to specified purposes:

• necessary goods and services (provided facility is closest facility to place of residence)

• care or compassionate reasons (including bubble buddy/ intimate partner/)

• authorised work/education

• other specified reasons e.g. moving home

Travel to regional Victorian Alpine Resorts permitted provided visitors have had a negative COVID test within the previous 72 hours. Children under 12 years not included. Must be able to show evidence of a negative test as condition of entry into ski field. Workers are highly recommended to take a COVID test prior to arrival at the resorts.

Private gatherings: Not permitted, intimate partner visits / single person bubble permitted

Public gatherings: Permitted for up to 10 people

Face coverings:

• must be carried at all times

• must be worn indoors and outdoors by Victorians aged 12 years or over except if at home, or when visiting an intimate partner’s place of residence or if an exception applies

• recommend primary school age children wear masks indoors and outdoors, except at home or if an exception applies

• exception for food and drink limited so that face coverings can only be removed to eat and to drink non-alcoholic beverages

Work: If you can work from home, you should work from home. Office work – 25 per cent return or up to 10 people if total workplace is 40 or less, density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applies.

Early learning centres, kindergarten, childcare, family day care:

• open for regional Victorian children

• open to children of metropolitan Melbourne authorised workers, single parents and vulnerable children

• twice weekly PCR testing for childcare workers moving between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria

Schools:

• open for Prep to Grade 2 and Year 12 only. Remote learning for other levels

• open to children of metropolitan Melbourne authorized workers and vulnerable children

• twice weekly PCR testing for teachers moving between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria

• density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applies in non-student areas. Face mask requirements apply to everyone 12 years and over

Higher education and training: Closed, remote learning only unless permitted study

Religious gatherings and ceremonies: Permitted with up to 20 persons per venue (and those workers necessary to conduct the ceremony)

Funerals (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 20 people (and those workers necessary to conduct the funeral). Children under 12 months old are not counted towards this cap
Weddings (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 10 people (and those workers necessary to conduct the wedding). Children under 12 months old are not counted towards this cap

Indoor Physical Recreation and Sport Closed. Hydrotherapy open for permitted purposes only

Play centres, indoor skateparks, indoor trampolining centres: closed

Outdoor playgrounds, communal gym equipment and skateparks: Open

Outdoor personal training: Allowed with up to 10 people and a trainer

Community sport: Permitted outdoor training only with the minimum number required to train. Spectators are prohibited except one parent permitted to supervise children

Community recreation facilities: Outdoors only with up to 20 people per facility.

Outdoor pools: Open with up to 50 people

Community Facilities: Open with maximum of 20 people per facility

Creative Studios: Open with maximum of 20 people per facility

Indoor fixed seated entertainment: Open with maximum of 20 people per space

Outdoor fixed seated entertainment: Open with up to 25 percent capacity with maximum of 300 people per space, whichever is lesser

Non-seated indoor venues: Open with maximum of 20 people per space

Non-seated outdoor venues: Open with up to 25 percent capacity with maximum of 300 people per space, whichever is lesser

Drive-in cinemas:

• open (for households, intimate partner and bubble buddy)

• must remain in vehicle

• DQ4 for all communal spaces

Amusement parks: Outdoor spaces align with outdoor non-seated – 25 per cent capacity with maximum 300 per space, whichever is lesser

Karaoke and Nightclubs: Closed

Sex on premises, brothels and sexually explicit venues: Closed

All retail: Open. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies. Check-in required Masks mandatory at all times and cannot be removed for eating/drinking in retail settings

All beauty/personal care: Open with a cap of 10 - masks must remain on for duration of service.

Food and drink facility: Open for seated service only with maximum of 20 outdoors and 10 indoors subject to density limits

Food courts: Open for takeaway service only. Masks must be worn at all times and cannot be removed for eating or drinking in retail settings

AccommodationOpen to people who live in regional area. Bookings permitted for single households, intimate partners or single bubbles.

Care Facility Visitors

Visitor restrictions:

• For permitted purposes only, including:

• To provide care and support for the resident’s physical and emotional wellbeing (including mental health support and support for people living with dementia)

• To support residents under 18 years of age

• As a nominated person under the Mental Health Act

• To provide interpreter or informal language support

• For learning to support the resident’s care upon discharge

• To provide end of life support to a resident (this also includes life threatening conditions)

• Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

• No more than two visitors per day unless visit is for end-of-life reasons. For end-of-life visits, two visitors are permitted at a time with no maximum daily limit..

• A group may exceed the “two visitors at a time” rule if dependants of a visitor are in the group and care for the dependants cannot be arranged.

• Prospective residents not permitted to visit.

 

Location Regional Victoria

Current COVID Restrictions

Wednesday 15 September 2021Hits : 207

From 11.59pm on Thursday 9 September, the five reasons to leave the home will be removed in regional Victoria, except for Greater Shepparton. There will be no limit on the distance regional Victorians can travel from home – other than restrictions on entry to metropolitan Melbourne.

Stay at home requirements for REGIONAL VICTORIA:

• no stay at home requirement

• removal of 5km travel limit

Intrastate travel limit:

• allowed across regional Victoria

• movement between metropolitan

Melbourne and regional Victoria restricted to specified purposes:

• necessary goods and services (provided facility is closest facility to place of residence)

• care or compassionate reasons (including bubble buddy/ intimate partner/)

• authorised work/education

• other specified reasons e.g. moving home

Travel to regional Victorian Alpine Resorts permitted provided visitors have had a negative COVID test within the previous 72 hours. Children under 12 years not included. Must be able to show evidence of a negative test as condition of entry into ski field. Workers are highly recommended to take a COVID test prior to arrival at the resorts.

Private gatherings: Not permitted, intimate partner visits / single person bubble permitted

Public gatherings: Permitted for up to 10 people

Face coverings:

• must be carried at all times

• must be worn indoors and outdoors by Victorians aged 12 years or over except if at home, or when visiting an intimate partner’s place of residence or if an exception applies

• recommend primary school age children wear masks indoors and outdoors, except at home or if an exception applies

• exception for food and drink limited so that face coverings can only be removed to eat and to drink non-alcoholic beverages

Work: If you can work from home, you should work from home. Office work – 25 per cent return or up to 10 people if total workplace is 40 or less, density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applies.

Early learning centres, kindergarten, childcare, family day care:

• open for regional Victorian children

• open to children of metropolitan Melbourne authorised workers, single parents and vulnerable children

• twice weekly PCR testing for childcare workers moving between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria

Schools:

• open for Prep to Grade 2 and Year 12 only. Remote learning for other levels

• open to children of metropolitan Melbourne authorized workers and vulnerable children

• twice weekly PCR testing for teachers moving between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria

• density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applies in non-student areas. Face mask requirements apply to everyone 12 years and over

Higher education and training: Closed, remote learning only unless permitted study

Religious gatherings and ceremonies: Permitted with up to 20 persons per venue (and those workers necessary to conduct the ceremony)

Funerals (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 20 people (and those workers necessary to conduct the funeral). Children under 12 months old are not counted towards this cap
Weddings (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 10 people (and those workers necessary to conduct the wedding). Children under 12 months old are not counted towards this cap

Indoor Physical Recreation and Sport Closed. Hydrotherapy open for permitted purposes only

Play centres, indoor skateparks, indoor trampolining centres: closed

Outdoor playgrounds, communal gym equipment and skateparks: Open

Outdoor personal training: Allowed with up to 10 people and a trainer

Community sport: Permitted outdoor training only with the minimum number required to train. Spectators are prohibited except one parent permitted to supervise children

Community recreation facilities: Outdoors only with up to 20 people per facility.

Outdoor pools: Open with up to 50 people

Community Facilities: Open with maximum of 20 people per facility

Creative Studios: Open with maximum of 20 people per facility

Indoor fixed seated entertainment: Open with maximum of 20 people per space

Outdoor fixed seated entertainment: Open with up to 25 percent capacity with maximum of 300 people per space, whichever is lesser

Non-seated indoor venues: Open with maximum of 20 people per space

Non-seated outdoor venues: Open with up to 25 percent capacity with maximum of 300 people per space, whichever is lesser

Drive-in cinemas:

• open (for households, intimate partner and bubble buddy)

• must remain in vehicle

• DQ4 for all communal spaces

Amusement parks: Outdoor spaces align with outdoor non-seated – 25 per cent capacity with maximum 300 per space, whichever is lesser

Karaoke and Nightclubs: Closed

Sex on premises, brothels and sexually explicit venues: Closed

All retail: Open. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies. Check-in required Masks mandatory at all times and cannot be removed for eating/drinking in retail settings

All beauty/personal care: Open with a cap of 10 - masks must remain on for duration of service.

Food and drink facility: Open for seated service only with maximum of 20 outdoors and 10 indoors subject to density limits

Food courts: Open for takeaway service only. Masks must be worn at all times and cannot be removed for eating or drinking in retail settings

AccommodationOpen to people who live in regional area. Bookings permitted for single households, intimate partners or single bubbles.

Care Facility Visitors

Visitor restrictions:

• For permitted purposes only, including:

• To provide care and support for the resident’s physical and emotional wellbeing (including mental health support and support for people living with dementia)

• To support residents under 18 years of age

• As a nominated person under the Mental Health Act

• To provide interpreter or informal language support

• For learning to support the resident’s care upon discharge

• To provide end of life support to a resident (this also includes life threatening conditions)

• Non-essential contractors are restricted from entry

• No more than two visitors per day unless visit is for end-of-life reasons. For end-of-life visits, two visitors are permitted at a time with no maximum daily limit..

• A group may exceed the “two visitors at a time” rule if dependants of a visitor are in the group and care for the dependants cannot be arranged.

• Prospective residents not permitted to visit.

 

Location : Regional Victoria

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