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Victorians will face more difficult restrictions on their motion below the state of disaster declared on Sunday.

under is an inventory of the brand new restrictions that prime Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday which can be efficient from tonight. This story shall be updated with more detail because it becomes to be had.

What do Melbourne's stage 4 and regional Victoria's stage three ...


There can be a curfew from lately - 8pm to 5am with exemptions for work, caregiving, medical and compassionate causes.



maximum one hour daily within 5km of dwelling, with one different particular person - no domestic/share home teams. there is an exemption for based children.

"daily exercise is just that. it's a possibility to get some train. it's now not an opportunity to are living our lives as if this pandemic was now not real and now not here," Mr Andrews mentioned.

"relating to exercise, it can be not three sets of tennis or a game of golf or any of that. it's staying as regards to home and only once per day and just one person. that is truly very, essential as neatly.

"the entire difficulty of one hour truly puts past doubt some of those leisure actions anyway since you merely wouldn't have the ability to conduct some of those things in an hour.

"There will probably be commonsense exemptions for youngsters who are being cared for and can not be left at residence and issues of that nature."


only one particular person per family per day within 5km or closest supermarket. there may be an exemption for caregiving, helping the aged.

"you are going to now not be capable of go away dwelling and go any further far from your own home than a 5km radius," Mr Andrews stated.

"you'll no longer be able to be at any point more than 5km faraway from your house for the needs of buying what you need. only one individual will be capable to go on a spree as soon as per day and they'll want to steady the goods and products and services which can be what you want within a 5km radius.

"I need to assure all Victorians, supermarkets, the butcher, the baker, meals, beverage, groceries, these types of settings, there can be no influence there.

"I need to make the point there is no need to be queuing up on the Coles or Woolworths or queuing up at the native baker or butcher, they are going to stay open.

"they may remain able to will give you the things that you simply want. Takeaway foods, dwelling supply foods, they are going to remain as they are now."



Monday - as per present program

Tuesday - scholar free day

Wednesday - all courses return to faraway learning statewide

"What that implies for metropolitan Melbourne is the 12 months eleven and 12s will return to working from house.

"special schools will remain open for many who in point of fact wish to be in these settings. And the youngsters, the scholars of parents who are working, they're going to be capable of go to highschool and be supervised but it will in reality handiest be these which might be completely vital to do so.

"we will be reducing the overall quantity of students which can be in school and subsequently the entire amount of motion.

"In regional Victoria, they'll move to faraway and versatile finding out for all students however there will be i believe greater numbers of scholars that are allowed to be at college as a result of their folks are working."


Childcare will be closed. There shall be an exemption for vulnerable kids and kids of permitted workers.

training Minister James Merlino said: "that means for the primary time in our early childhood settings, the only kids who will likely be attending on website online will probably be kids on employees and people outlined industries or very prone children."


Mr Andrews was requested about principles in ridesharing cars and taxis and stated: "mandatory mask. mandatory backseat and we are going to be doing further work round whether there are passenger limits on that."

Intimate partners

There shall be an exemption from the 5km restrict for folks to consult with their intimate companions.

"The preparations with regards to intimate partners are unchanged," Mr Andrews stated.

"The arrangements with regards to shared custody are unchanged. things like five-kilometre principles and reasons to depart your own home, they don't apply in these instances."

eating places/Cafes

Takeaway and home supply allowed topic to conditions.

Bottle shops

Will remain open.

Public transport

constrained in a single day teach products and services - returns to pre-night time network software.

Some protective products and services Officers deployed from night time network to enforcement.


Banned from Thursday.

There are exemptions for compassionate causes.


Mr Andrews said the foundations on funerals are unchanged.


Organised recreation, game, golf and fishing are all banned.


Mr Andrews said there would be more element on Monday about restrictions on companies.

"i'll have extra to assert about the forms of restrictions within the economic system, varieties of changes to the best way we work and the varieties of strengthen we are going to provide to all those affected," he stated.

Regional Victoria

moves to current stage three restrictions from Thursday.

Mitchell Shire

continues to be on present stage three restrictions.

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