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This Advice message is being issued for Victoria, replacing Advice from Wednesday, 9 June 2021.

The first steps to easing Melbourne's circuit-breaker restrictions are now in place.

In Metropolitan Melbourne, the five reasons to leave home no longer apply, you can travel up to 25 kilometres from home.

The only reasons to go further than 25 kilometres will be:
  • Work
  • Education
  • Care and caregiving
  • Getting vaccinated. 
Travel into regional Victoria to visit family and friends or holiday is not permitted.

For further information, visit: COVIDSafe Settings.

In Regional Victoria, restrictions will also ease:
  • Visitors to the home are allowed - limited to two people and their dependants once per day.
  • Public outdoor gatherings will be limited to 20 people.

Find out more about the latest COVIDSafe Settings here.

Face masks:        
  • In Metropolitan Melbourne, anyone aged 12 years old and over must wear a fitted face mask indoors and outdoors (except at home), unless an exception applies.     
  • In Regional Victoria, face coverings must be carried at all times and must be worn indoors (except at home) and outdoors where 1.5 metre physical distancing cannot be maintained.  
  •  For more information visit: face masks.
Keep yourself and others safe:
  • If you are unwell, get tested and stay at home.
  • Stay safe by washing your hands regularly, wearing a face mask outside the home, coughing and sneezing into your elbow, and keeping at least 1.5 metres from others.
  • Visit: How to stay safe and well. 
Testing for COVID-19

  • Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose or loss of sense of smell or taste. If you have symptoms, get tested as soon as possible.
  • Stay at home until you receive your test result. 
Anyone who tests positive to COVID-19 and their close contacts must isolate for 14 days. Stay home. Don’t go to work, school or shopping.

COVID-19 vaccination

  • Vaccination centres are open to people who are eligible. 
  • To book an appointment, visit book your vaccine appointment.
  • You can travel more than 10km from home to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but you cannot travel into Regional Victoria to receive it if you are in Metropolitan Melbourne, and vice versa.
This message was issued by Department of Health.

The next update is expected by 18/06/2021 09:00 am or as the situation changes.

Stay informed: 

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 hotline.