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Vaccinated Economy – at the Cup, Bowl and the Movies

The Victorian Government has announced further details for the reopening of Victoria’s vaccinated economy. Subject to consideration by the Chief Health Officer and a COVIDSafe Plan, several thousand people will be able to watch Victorian artists celebrate the return...

Victoria’s Roadmap out of lockdown

Visual Roadmap 80% single dose: Expected September 26 Metropolitan Melbourne 10km travel limit increases to 15km Outdoor recreation resumes e.g. golf, basketball - subject to caps Personal training allowed for five vaccinated people outside Regional Victoria Masks...

New eased restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne and Ballarat

From 11.59pm, 17 September, there will be 6 reasons to leave your house in Metropolitan Melbourne and Ballarat. These are: Shopping for essentials; Authorised work, if you cannot work from home, or education; Exercise for up to four hours; Caregiving, compassionate...

Update from DET on school camps for regional schools for effectively the last week of Term 3

Sadly health advice received by the DET has meant that school camps cannot re-commence effectively for the last week of Term 3, for Prep - Grade 2 and Year 12s. There has been a small correction that is being made just now to the School Operations Guide. In the...

Restrictions to be eased in regional Victoria (except Greater Shepparton)

Restrictions will be eased for the majority of Victorians in regional areas from this coming Thursday (September 9) at midnight. All regional Victorian areas aside from the Greater Shepparton region will have their travel distance restriction removed and restaurants...

Melbourne & Victorian COVID lockdown update

After announcement of a recorded 120 new COVID cases in Victoria overnight, the State's Premier and Chief Health Officer delivered the unsurprising news that our restrictions will continue, with a few exceptions. Playgrounds will reopen on Friday, but only to children...

Cleaning and Maintenance Guides for Outdoor Sector

Our friends at ONE PLANET developed some important guidelines for understanding best practices to maintaining outdoor equipment in 2020. In 2020, equipment hygiene has become an essential part of risk management for schools and institutions where gear and equipment...

COVIDSafe Plan Update for Sport and Recreation Sector in Victoria

A COVID Safe Plan specific to the community sport and recreation sector has been provided to us by the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions is now available. This is an extremely important tool, as community sport and recreation workplaces, venues/facilities,...

CovidSafe Plan Guidelines for Outdoor Sector

By now most of us will be familiar with the Victorian Government's 'roadmaps for reopening' for how we live and work in both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. The roadmap guidelines provide long-term plans for our path out of restrictions and into COVID...

Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Victorian Small Businesses

Business Victoria are rolling out a support program ensuring Victoria’s small and medium-sized businesses receive the support they need, to cope with the challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding Key elements of the program include: accredited mental health...

Victorian Government COVID-19 Up-to-Date Information