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Gatherings and work – Victoria

Current as of 10 July 2020, at 16:40 AEST

Outside metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, up to 5 people — including children — can visit a household.

Up to 10 people can gather outside the home.

Victorians who can work from home should do so.

You should use common sense when visiting with friends and family — especially those who are more vulnerable. Practise physical distancing and good hygiene.

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire

Residents of metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire can only leave home to:

  • attend work or school if you can’t work or study at home
  • buy food and essentials
  • give or receive care — including medical appointments
  • do daily exercise and recreational activities

You can only exercise and do recreational activities by yourself, with household members or 1 person whom you don’t live with.

You can only cross the borders of metropolitan areas and Mitchell Shire to

  • shop for food and supplies
  • give and receive care, including medical care
  • study and work — if you can’t do it from home

You can’t travel in or out of these areas for exercise or recreation.

You can’t visit other households or family — including to stay overnight — unless it’s your intimate partner or it’s for compassionate reasons.

You also can’t have people visit you unless it’s your intimate partner or for compassionate reasons. You can, however, receive essential services — including care — and allow tradespeople in if it’s necessary.

If you live in metropolitan Melbourne or Mitchell Shire and leave home for an essential purpose, it’s recommended you wear a cloth mask if you can’t stay 1.5 metres from others.

If you are outside metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, you can travel through these areas, but you can’t stop unless it’s to shop for essential food and supplies, give or receive care, or to study or work.

Restricted areas include:

  • 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
  • Mitchell Shire

For more information about restrictions in Victoria, visit or call the Victorian Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398.

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