message is being issued for Victoria
, replacing the Advice message from Saturday, 11 September, 2021.
From 11.59pm on Wednesday, 15 September, 2021, Greater Shepparton will no longer be in lockdown and will have the same restrictions as the rest of Regional Victoria. The City of Ballarat will go into lockdown from 11.59pm.
In Metropolitan Melbourne and City of Ballarat:
- A five-kilometre travel limit will apply.
- All authorised workers must
carry a permit that is certified by their employer whenever they are travelling
to work and attending work.
Greater Shepparton must continue to abide by these restrictions until 11.59pm Wednesday, 15 September, 2021.
A stay-at-home curfew remains
in place in Metropolitan Melbourne only - the curfew will not apply in the City of Ballarat. Between 9:00pm and 5:00am, you cannot leave your home (or the home
of your intimate partner or bubble buddy) other than for limited reasons,
work, health or medical purposes
- Care and
support of a child or someone with special needs
- In an emergency or to
In Metropolitan Melbourne and
City of Ballarat there will be only five reasons to leave
for necessary goods and services
giving or compassionate reasons, including medical care or to get a
work or permitted education
(once a day for two hours)
- To get a COVID-19 vaccination.
masks must be worn indoors and outdoors for everyone aged 12 years and
above, whenever you leave home, unless an exception applies.
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.
who tests positive to COVID-19, as well as close contacts, must isolate for 14
days. Stay home. Don't go
to work, school or shopping.
This message was issued by Department of Health
The next update is
expected by 16/09/2021 09:00 am or as the situation changes.
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)
coronavirus (COVID-19) resources are available on the Coronavirus website.
- 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.