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Education, schools and childcare – Victoria

Updated on 26 September 2022, at 16:25 AET

Childcare and schools

Schools, childcare centres and early childhood education are open.

For advice for parents and carers, go to coronavirus.vic.gov.au/parents-carers-and-guardians. You can also call the Victoria COVID-19 education hotline on 1800 338 663, 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). If you need an interpreter, call 131 450.

Universities and TAFE

Universities, TAFEs, training and adult education providers have returned to on-site learning and teaching.

Students and staff who are attending workplaces on-site for practical learning must follow the vaccination requirements and face mask rules relating to their job or workplace.

For more information, go to coronavirus.vic.gov.au/covidsafe-operational-guidance-higher-education-and-skills.

Face masks

To learn about the face-mask rules that apply to you, see 'Face masks — Victoria' .

For more information on restrictions in Victoria, visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au.

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