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Events Calendar

Current Restrictions for Regional Victoria
Saturday 12 June 2021
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There are no restrictions on the reasons to leave home, but staying COVIDSafe remains important.

  • Always wash your hands before you leave, and when you return home. 
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Never, ever go out if you are unwell unless it is to get tested. 
  • After you get tested, you must go straight home. 
  • Remember that the most important thing you can do is get tested, even if you have the mildest of symptoms.
  • Get vaccinated if you are eligible.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

Work and education

  • Schools can resume face-to-face learning for all year levels.
  • Universities and higher education facilities can resume face-to-face learning with a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres.
  • If you can work or study from home, you should continue to do so.
  • Workplaces like offices can increase to 50 per cent or 20 people, whichever is greater.
  • You can attend work in metropolitan Melbourne only if you are an authorised worker or work for an authorised provider.

Face masks

  • Face masks must be carried at all times and must be worn indoors. You do not need to wear a mask in your own home or if a lawful exception applies.
  • Face masks are required outdoors where physical distancing of 1.5m cannot be maintained, for example, at a busy open-air market.

Social gatherings

  • You can see friends and family outdoors in a public place in a group of up to 10 people.

Goods and services

  • Retail is open, with a density quotient of one person per four square metres. While shopping you need to respect the limit of allowed patrons in a retail setting. This limit on patrons is in place to ensure everyone in the shop can keep 1.5 metres distance from each other.
  • Beauty and personal care services are open, with a density quotient of one person per four square metres. Only services where the customer can wear a face mask throughout the service can resume.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Sport

  • Outdoor sport and recreational facilities can re-open with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • Junior community sport can return, only with participants who are 18 years of age or under, and only if conducted outdoors. Spectators are only permitted for the purposes of supervising children or dependants.
  • Any outdoor group classes must be limited to 10 people.
  • Indoor sport and recreational facilities, including gyms, remain closed.
  • Outdoor swimming pools, spas, saunas, steam rooms and springs are open with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.

Religion and ceremony

  • You can have a wedding with up to 10 people. This limit includes the couple and two witnesses. A celebrant and a photographer are in addition the cap of 10 people.
  • Funerals are allowed with up to 50 people. This limit doesn’t include babies under 12 months of age, or the people required to conduct the funeral. A funeral held at a private residence is limited to members of that household, intimate partner and minimum number of people required to conduct the funeral.
  • Religious gatherings and ceremonies are allowed with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue, plus a religious leader.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Hospitality

  • Restaurants and cafes are open for dine-in service with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • There is a maximum on group bookings of 10 people.
  • The limit on customers for seated, dine-in service is in place to ensure everyone can keep 1.5 metres distance.
  • Food courts can also re-open with the same limits on the number of customers.
  • Regional businesses are required to check identification of their customers to ensure they live in regional Victoria. A permitted visitor from metropolitan Melbourne is not allowed to dine in unless they are a permitted worker.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Entertainment

  • Indoor seated entertainment venues can open with a seated capacity of 25 per cent and a density quotient of one person per four square metres up to maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

 

For more information on the new coronavirus restrictions visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au

Current Restrictions for Regional Victoria

Saturday 12 June 2021Hits : 153

There are no restrictions on the reasons to leave home, but staying COVIDSafe remains important.

  • Always wash your hands before you leave, and when you return home. 
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others.
  • Never, ever go out if you are unwell unless it is to get tested. 
  • After you get tested, you must go straight home. 
  • Remember that the most important thing you can do is get tested, even if you have the mildest of symptoms.
  • Get vaccinated if you are eligible.

CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

Work and education

  • Schools can resume face-to-face learning for all year levels.
  • Universities and higher education facilities can resume face-to-face learning with a density quotient of 1 person per 4 square metres.
  • If you can work or study from home, you should continue to do so.
  • Workplaces like offices can increase to 50 per cent or 20 people, whichever is greater.
  • You can attend work in metropolitan Melbourne only if you are an authorised worker or work for an authorised provider.

Face masks

  • Face masks must be carried at all times and must be worn indoors. You do not need to wear a mask in your own home or if a lawful exception applies.
  • Face masks are required outdoors where physical distancing of 1.5m cannot be maintained, for example, at a busy open-air market.

Social gatherings

  • You can see friends and family outdoors in a public place in a group of up to 10 people.

Goods and services

  • Retail is open, with a density quotient of one person per four square metres. While shopping you need to respect the limit of allowed patrons in a retail setting. This limit on patrons is in place to ensure everyone in the shop can keep 1.5 metres distance from each other.
  • Beauty and personal care services are open, with a density quotient of one person per four square metres. Only services where the customer can wear a face mask throughout the service can resume.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Sport

  • Outdoor sport and recreational facilities can re-open with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • Junior community sport can return, only with participants who are 18 years of age or under, and only if conducted outdoors. Spectators are only permitted for the purposes of supervising children or dependants.
  • Any outdoor group classes must be limited to 10 people.
  • Indoor sport and recreational facilities, including gyms, remain closed.
  • Outdoor swimming pools, spas, saunas, steam rooms and springs are open with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.

Religion and ceremony

  • You can have a wedding with up to 10 people. This limit includes the couple and two witnesses. A celebrant and a photographer are in addition the cap of 10 people.
  • Funerals are allowed with up to 50 people. This limit doesn’t include babies under 12 months of age, or the people required to conduct the funeral. A funeral held at a private residence is limited to members of that household, intimate partner and minimum number of people required to conduct the funeral.
  • Religious gatherings and ceremonies are allowed with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue, plus a religious leader.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Hospitality

  • Restaurants and cafes are open for dine-in service with a density quotient of one person per four square metres and a maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • There is a maximum on group bookings of 10 people.
  • The limit on customers for seated, dine-in service is in place to ensure everyone can keep 1.5 metres distance.
  • Food courts can also re-open with the same limits on the number of customers.
  • Regional businesses are required to check identification of their customers to ensure they live in regional Victoria. A permitted visitor from metropolitan Melbourne is not allowed to dine in unless they are a permitted worker.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

Entertainment

  • Indoor seated entertainment venues can open with a seated capacity of 25 per cent and a density quotient of one person per four square metres up to maximum of 50 people per venue.
  • Check in upon entry using the Service Victoria app, even if your visit is less than 15 minutes.

 

For more information on the new coronavirus restrictions visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au

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