With Victoria declared a State of Disaster by Premier Dan Andrews, Melbourne has been placed under stage 4 Coronavirus lockdown, with stage 3 for the rest of Victoria.
The Premier will provide more details around what these restrictions mean for business in the next 1 – 2 days which we will immediately share. The details on the full set of restrictions are available at the end of this email.
SUMMARY OF RESTRICTIONS – MOVE TO STAGE 4 6PM 2 AUGUST 2020
New Directions will commence at 6.00PM on Sunday, 2 August and continue for six weeks to 11:59PM on Sunday, 13 September.
The area moving to Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions is comprised of the 31 metropolitan Melbourne local government areas (LGAs).
The metropolitan Melbourne LGAs are: Banyule, Hume, Moreland, Bayside, Kingston, Mornington Peninsula, Boroondara, Knox, Nillumbik, Brimbank, Manningham, Port Phillip, Cardinia, Maribyrnong, Stonnington, Casey, Maroondah, Whitehorse, Darebin, Melbourne, Whittlesea, Frankston, Melton, Wyndham, Glen Eira, Monash, Yarra, Greater Dandenong, Moonee Valley, Yarra Ranges, Hobsons Bay.
Changes include requirement for face coverings, hygiene measures, record keeping, density and physical distancing requirements. Final changes subject to advice of the Chief Health Officer.
The restrictions that apply to the area where you live follow you if you leave that area, unless the area you are entering has tighter restrictions in which case you must observe these.
Here are the media releases for today’s announcements: