COVID 19 Updates . . .

Dear valued Constituents,

Throughout the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic it is my objective to keep you updated with relevant quality information as it becomes available.  

I am producing regular updates which are emailed out to constituents with a registered email address.  Former editions of these communications can be downloaded below.  You may chose to join my email list by contacting my office on melina.bath@parliament.vic.gov.au.  This page also provides useful links and resources to assist you during these trying times and helps you to understand the roadmap as restrictions begin to ease.

I sincerely wish you and your families well. 

Please keep safe, keep washing your hands, maintain your social distance and always follow the advice of the Chief Health Officer.

Best wishes,

Melina Bath
Member for Eastern Victoria Region

Subscribe to email updates using the form below or if you have further questions?

Tel(03) 51747066
emailmelina.bath@parliament.vic.gov.au 

Latest Restriction Information:

Current Victorian Restrictions effective from Wednesday 28 July 2021

 

 
 If you are struggling with this latest lock down announcement, please seek assistance:
☎️ Lifeline 13 11 14
☎️ Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
☎️ Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
 
💉 Vaccines bookings in Victoria expanded to age group 40-49 years in Victoria.
 
Bookings through the Coronavirus Hotline 1800 675 398 or participating GP’s
 

5km Travel limit – removed

Visitors to the home – not allowed for at least another 2 weeks

Masks – mandatory indoors and outdoors

Schools – open for all students

Universities/Higher Education – if you can study from home, you must study from home

Public outdoor gatherings – 10 people

Community Sport – open for all ages – no spectators.  Limited to the players, coaches, administrators, carer/parent

Physical recreation including swimming, play centres, skate parks, trampolining centres – open maximum patrons 100 people indoors, 300 people outdoors

Retail – Open with one person per 4sqm

Hairdressers and Beauty – Open with one person per 4sqm

Workplaces – open with 25% capacity or 10 people (whichever is greater)

Hospitality, pubs, cafes and bars  –  Open with strict patron caps – one person per 4sqm

Accommodation – can only booked within your household or intimate partner

Live music, dance classes and physical recreation classes – Open with one person per 4sqm

Weddings – 50 people

Funerals – 50 people

Community facilities – Open with one person per 4sqm

Dancing – not permitted

Real Estate – Auctions capped at 100, group limit of 10.  Inspections by private appointment

Business and function centres

  • Indoor fixed seating – maximum of 100 people – group limits of 10 with density quote of 1 person per 4 sqm
  • Outdoor fixed seated – maximum of 300 people – group limits of 10 with density quote of 1 person per 4 sqm
  • Indoor non seated – maximum of 100 people – group limits of 10 with density quote of 1 person per 4 sqm
  • Outdoor non seated – maximum of 300 people – group limits of 10 with density quote of 1 person per 4 sqm

Arcades, bingo – group limits of 10 with density quote of 1 person per 4 sqm

Amusement parks – maximum of 100 people – group limits of 10 with density limit of 1 person per 4 sqm

Nightclubs – open for seated service, maximum 100 people with density limit of 1 person per 4 sqm

Care facility visitors – permitted for a number of reasons but check with your provider

  • To provide care and support for physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Support under 18’s
  • Nominated person under mental health act
  • Interpreter
  • Discharge
  • Learning support

Hospital visitors permitted for a number of reasons but check with your provider

  • Parent, guardian carer of a child
  • Support for patients emotional and physical wellbeing
  • Nominated person under mental health act
  • Interpreter
  • Discharge
  • Disability carer
  • Accompany someone to emergency department or outpatient
  • Partner of a pregnant woman

There will be no crowds at the football, theatres or large gatherings for at least 2 weeks

 

Download the detailed restrictions here – Table of Restrictions_ effective 28 July 2021

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