message is being issued for Victoria
is a standard and automated advice message. It has not changed since last
issued on Saturday 10 April 2021.
- You can have up to 100 visitors to
your home per day.
- Up to 200 people can meet outdoors in a public area.
- Casinos, karaoke venues and nightclubs have changed from one person per four square metres, to one person per two square metres. This is in line with cafes, pubs and restaurants.
- More people are also allowed in indoor non-seated entertainment venues, with an increase from 50 per cent to 75 per cent capacity.
- Travellers to Victoria from other
Australian states or territories or from New Zealand must apply for a
Victorian Travel Permit.
Work, study and volunteering
- More people are allowed to return to the office, with the 75 per cent cap of workers onsite removed.
Hospitals and care facilities
- Face masks must be worn by visitors
to hospitals and care facilities.
- You must carry a face mask with you
when you leave home.
- Face masks are no longer required in retail settings but are required:
- on public transport, in commercial passenger vehicles such as taxis and ride share vehicles, and in tour vehicles
- by visitors to a hospital.
- by visitors at a care facility (while indoors)
- on flights to and from Victoria
- at airports
- if you are a diagnosed person, or a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19, when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as to seek medical care or get tested
- while awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as to seek medical care (except as part of a surveillance or other asymptomatic testing program)
- while experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
- It is recommended you wear a face mask when at a
private gathering or when you cannot maintain 1.5 metres distance from other
- There are lawful reasons for not wearing a
face mask, and information on these reasons can be found here. You do not have to carry proof of a lawful
reason not to wear a face mask.
This message was issued by Department of Health
The next update is
expected by 08/05/2021 09:00 am or as the situation changes.
following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during
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.
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.