Victorian Lockdown Updates – September 2020

  • Post published:07/09/2020
Victorian Lockdown Updates – September 2020

The “roadmap” for easing restrictions in Melbourne and Regional Victoria was announced yesterday. This plan is subject to updates in case numbers and other important factors in the coming weeks.

Key Lockdown Rules & Changes from 13 September 2020:


Metropolitan Melbourne:

  • Curfew in place 9pm to 5am
  • Stay within 5km of your home except for permitted reasons such as work or education if these can not be done at home
  • Exercise or recreation: 2 people or a household can meet outdoors for two hours maximum
  • Visitors to the home: “Single person bubble” 1 nominated visitor if living alone/single parent (all children under 18) 
  • Childcare and schools continue remote and flexible learning with on-site supervision for children of permitted workers
  • Shopping for essentials, 1 person per household, once a day
  • Restaurants and cafes open for takeaway and delivery only

Metro Melbourne can move to the “second step” after 28 September AND when we reach an average daily case rate in metro Melbourne of 30 to 50 cases over a 14 day period with public health advice regarding transmission source.

Click here for full Metropolitan Melbourne roadmap.


Regional Victoria
:

  • Only leave home for 4 reasons: school or work (if these can not be done from home), care or caregiving, to purchase essentials, exercise
  • Public gatherings: up to 5 people from a maximum of 2 households can meet outdoors for social interaction (infants under 12 months of age are not included in the cap) 
  • Visitors to the home: “Single person bubble” 1 nominated visitor if living alone/single parent (all children under 18) 
  • Childcare is open to all children
  • Schools return to onsite learning from Term 4 with safety measures
  • Outdoor exercise and recreation allowed
  • Restaurants and cafes open for takeaway and delivery only
  • Retail: open, with density and other restrictions, hairdressing open

Click here for full Regional Victoria roadmap. 


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