From 11.59pm, 17 September, there will be 6 reasons to leave your house in Metropolitan Melbourne and Ballarat.
- Shopping for essentials;
- Authorised work, if you cannot work from home, or education;
- Exercise for up to four hours;
- Caregiving, compassionate and medical reasons;
- To get vaccinated.
- Limited outdoor social interaction will be allowed.
This means one person may meet another person not from their household for a picnic, a walk, or another outdoor activity. Additionally, up to five adults (plus dependents) from two households will be able to gather outdoors if all adults present have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Child-minding for school-age children will be permitted if only one parent is an authorised worker.
Up to five people will be able to attend an entertainment venue or physical recreation facility to broadcast a performance, class, or concert.
Real estate inspections will resume by appointment only.