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Retail, shopping and real estate – Victoria

Updated on 21 November 2021, at 17:50 AET

Victoria’s COVIDSafe settings


If you are fully vaccinated, have a valid medical exemption or are under the age of 12 and 2 months, you can attend non-essential retail premises such as book and jewellery stores.

If you don’t meet the vaccination requirements, you can’t enter non-essential retail premises.

Vaccination requirements don’t apply to essential retail stores, such as supermarkets and post offices.

Real estate

If attendees’ vaccination status isn’t checked, real-estate inspections can go ahead by private appointment for a single household only. The estate agent can’t enter the premises during the inspection.

Record keeping for contact tracing

To support contact tracing, all venues must ask visitors and staff who are on the premises to check in using the free Service Victoria QR Code app. For details, visit

For more information on Victoria's settings, visit or call the Victorian Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398. International, interstate and mobile callers can phone (+613) 9096 9000.

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