Lock-down to lift in regional Victoria except Shepparton
Lock-down to lift in regional Victoria except Shepparton from midnight Thursday. No travel limits, except you can't travel to Melbourne. Schools will re-open for Prep, Grade 1,2+ Year 12 in regional Victoria. Funerals allowed for 20 people. Weddings allowed with 10 plus those required to conduct the service. Patron caps in restaurants and cafes. Masks required indoors and outdoors except at home. Retail/hairdressing open and return to the office allowed with work caps of 25%. Authorised worker list will no longer apply.
Victorians who have been residing in a NSW Local Government Border Area for at least the 14 days from Wednesday, 25 August to Wednesday, 8 September will be able to apply for a new permit exemption category.
Changes in Melbourne to include access to childcare for single parents.