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This Advice message is being issued for for the postcodes 3012, 3021, 3032, 3038, 3042, 3046, 3047, 3055, 3060, 3064.

Stage 3 - Stay at Home Restrictions are now back in place in these postcodes.

If you live in a restricted postcode you can only leave your home for four reasons: 
  • to shop for food and essential goods and services 
  • for care giving or compassionate reasons, or to seek medical treatment
  • exercise outdoors 
  • for work or study - if you can’t do it from home.
You may also leave your home in an emergency or if required by law.

  • You cannot have visitors to your home except for caregiving or compassionate reasons or receiving services. 
  • You can no longer visit friends and family who live at another household, except for caregiving or compassionate reasons or providing services. 
  • Stay connected to friends, family and your community on the phone, email and using social media or video chats. 
  • You cannot travel except for one of the four reasons outlined above.
  • You cannot leave the area for holiday.

Find more information on the restrictions here. 

Continue to take personal action to reduce your exposure.
  • Wash your hands regularly.  
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
  • If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow.  
  • If you must go outside, keep a physical distance between yourself and others - this is a full arm-span (about 1.5 metres).

There are also activity, facility and venue restrictions in these postcodes:

  • Restaurants and cafes can open to serve takeaway and home delivery only. 
  • Pubs, bars, clubs, nightclubs are closed. They can offer take away food and alcohol. 
  • Beauty and personal care services are closed, apart from hairdressers and barbers. 
  • Libraries and community venues are closed, except for essential public support services such as food banks. 
  • Religious ceremonies and private worship can only occur online.
  • Restrictions on the number of people who can attend weddings and funerals. 
  • Indoor sports centres including gyms, training facilities and pools will be closed.  
  • Community sport training and competition cannot occur within a restricted postcode. If you live in an impacted area you cannot participate in community sport elsewhere. 
  • Galleries, museums, historic sites, zoos, outdoor amusement parks and arcades, play centres, indoor and drive-in cinemas, concert venues, theatres, auditoriums, arenas, stadiums, casinos and gaming will be closed. 
  • Outdoor sport facilities will be closed. Personal training outdoors can occur but with a limit of two participants plus the instructor. 
  • Holiday accommodation and camping will be closed except for those who reside there for emergency accommodation or work purposes.
  • Primary and secondary school students can continue to attend school for face-to-face learning when it resumes after school holidays. 

Victoria Police will enforce these new restrictions and can issue substantial fines for breaches.  

We are asking all in these postcodes to follow the directions to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Following this advice will save lives.

Testing for coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • The coronavirus (COVID-19) surburban testing blitz is currently underway to help manage outbreaks in 10 identified hot spot suburbs.
  • Until 4 July, the communities of Keilor Downs, Broadmeadows, Maidstone, Albanvale, Sunshine West, Hallam, Brunswick West, Fawkner, Reservoir, and Pakenham will be eligible to be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) whether they have symptoms or not. 
  • Testing will be offered door to door by teams of community engagement and health care personnel. 
  • Anyone experiencing any of the symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, at any time, should get tested.

More information about testing can be found here.
This message was issued by Department of Health and Human Services.

The next update is expected by 06/07/2020 04:00 pm or as the situation changes.

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Accessibility:
The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.
  • To access this information in other languages call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call the coronavirus (COVID-19)  hotline.
  • Translated coronavirus (COVID-19) resources are available here.
  • If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the coronavirus (COVID-19)  hotline.