First step only applies to Metro Melbourne.
Metro Melbourne (11:59pm 13 September)
Expanded social interaction including:
- The curfew across metropolitan Melbourne will be eased to 9pm to 5am.
- Restrictions on public gatherings ease - 2 people or a household can meet outdoors for 2 hours maximum.
- If you live alone or are a single parent with all your children under 18 you will be able to have 1 nominated visitor to your home.
Regional Victoria (11:59pm 13 September)
Social bubbles, visitors and staged return of education.
Metro Melbourne (28 September subject to trigger points and public health advice)
Social bubbles, phased return of some workforces and education.
Regional Victoria (11:59pm 16 September)
Increased reopening for sport, recreation, ceremonies and special occasions.
Metro Melbourne (26 October subject to trigger points and public health advice)
Major industries return, increased reopening for education, sport, recreation, ceremonies and special occasions.
Statewide (23 November subject to trigger points and public health advice)
Increased numbers for gatherings and hospitality.
Statewide (subject to trigger points and public health advice)
No restrictions for gatherings, visitors, hospitality or sport.
Industry Restart Roadmap
There are six COVIDSafe principles which apply to all industries:
- ensure physical distancing (1.5 metres)
- wear a mask or face covering
- practice good hygiene
- keep good records and act quickly if staff become unwell
- avoid interactions in close spaces
- create workforce bubbles.
The COVIDSafe principles will be applied to four traffic light levels of restrictions tailored for each sector:
- Heavily restricted
- Open with a COVIDSafe Plan
For further information please visit the Victorian coronavirus website, which will be updated as additional information becomes available.
For the community services sector, the restriction levels for metropolitan Melbourne are listed in the table below.