This Advice message
is being issued for Victoria, replacing the Advice from Wednesday, 13 October, 2021.
As of 11.59pm Wednesday, 13 October, 2021, Mitchell Shire exited lockdown.
The Rural City of Mildura remains in lockdown with the same restrictions as Metropolitan Melbourne (except for the curfew).
Residents in Metropolitan Melbourne and the Rural City of Mildura can
only leave home for one of the six following reasons:
necessary goods and services
- Caregiving or
compassionate reasons, including medical care or to get a COVID-19 test
- Authorised work (with a permit) or permitted education
exercise for up to four hours per day, inclusive of time spent outdoors
- Outdoor social
interaction for up to four hours per day, inclusive of time spent
- To get a COVID-19 vaccination (provided
the distance travelled, and the time taken is no more than is absolutely
A stay-at-home curfew is in
place for Metropolitan Melbourne. 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, including:
- Health and
medical purposes care and support of a child or someone with special
- In an
emergency or to escape harm.
The curfew does not apply to
This message was issued by Department of Health
The next update is
expected by 21/10/2021 12:00 pm 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.