Business restrictions - Regional Victoria

 

Updated 16 June 2021, 1:15pm

From 11.59pm Thursday 17 June, regional Victoria can leave home for any reason with no restrictions on movement between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria. 

Cleaning, signage, record keeping (Service Victoria Check-in app), and other COVIDSafe requirements continue to apply for all venues and facilities with onsite operations.

media release and further details of industry restrictions can be found on the Victorian Premier’s website.

 


Working directive

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Capacity limits in workplaces such as offices capped at 75% or up to 30 people if total workplace is 40 or less.
  • Face masks must be worn indoors except if at home, or if an exception applies, must be carried at all times and must be worn outdoors where 1.5 metres physical distancing cannot be maintained
  • All Victorian workplaces must now ensure their workers and visitors check in using the free Victorian Government QR Code Service App, no matter how long they are on the premises. Further information on business obligations, how to register for the QR code system and setting up a kiosk service is now available on the Victorian Government’s website

Access member only resources that can help you keep workers safe on site or at home. 

If you need more support contact our Health, Safety and Wellbeing team:

03 8662 5196 
HSW@victorianchamber.com.au
Online enquiries

For information and assistance on any aspect of your employment obligations, the Victorian Chamber Workplace Relations Advice Line can help.

03 8662 5222

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Hospitality

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Food and drink facilities, food courts are open for seated service only with a maximum patron cap of 300 people per venue.
  • Group sizes to a maximum of 50 people. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies.
  • Venues less than 600sqm can operate with the lesser of density quotient of 1 person per 2sqm or venue cap of 150 patrons provided they have a COVID Marshal at the entrance to confirm ‘green tick’ check in before entry. Venues can have up to 25 patrons before the density quotient applies. 

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website.

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Education and childcare

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Early learning centres, childcare, family day care: Open
  • Schools: Open
  • Higher education and training: If you can study from home, you should continue to study from home

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website.

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Personal services (hair and beauty services)

From 11:59pm Thursday 10 June

  • Hairdressing, beauty, personal care: Open for services (can remove mask for services).
  • Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies.

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website.

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Shopping retail and real estate services

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • All retail: Open, Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies. Service Vic QR code app required to record attendance.
  • Auction houses: Open to a maximum of 150 people per venue including up to 75 people indoors. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies.

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website

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Entertainment and leisure

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Indoor fixed seated entertainment: Open up to 50% of seated capacity up to a maximum of 300 people per venue. Group limit of 50 people. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Outdoor fixed seated entertainment: Open up to 75% of seated capacity up to a maximum of 1,000 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Non-seated indoor venues: Open to maximum of 300 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Non-seated outdoor venues: Open Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies. Group sizes to a maximum of 50 people. No more than 1,000 per space (e.g. amphitheatres) 
  • Arcades, escape rooms, bingo centres:  Open to a maximum of 300 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies.
  • Drive-in cinemas: Open to a maximum of 300 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Amusement parks: Open with a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm and a maximum group size of 50 people
  • Retail betting venues: Open to a maximum of 300 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies
  • Electronic gaming: Open to a maximum of 300 people per venue within the overall hospitality cap. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies. Additional controls apply to spacing of gaming machines.
  • Sex on premises, brothels and sexually explicit venues: Open to a maximum of 300 people per venue. Density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm applies.

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website

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Sport and exercise

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Physical recreation and sport: Open with a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm. Maximum venue capacity 300 per indoor space, or 1,000 outdoors. Maximum group size: 50 people indoors.
  • Community sport: Open for all ages, training and competition and must be within venue caps above. Spectators allowed within venue limits. 

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website

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Ceremonies and religious gatherings

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Religious gatherings and ceremonies: Permitted for up to 300 people per venue, density quotient of 1 person per 4 sqm applies.
  • Funerals (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 100 people (and those necessary to conduct the funeral). Children under 12 months old are not counted towards this cap.
  • Weddings (indoor and outdoor): Permitted with no more than 50 people (including the two persons being married, celebrant, two witnesses). Dancefloors not permitted. 

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website.

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Accommodation and travel

From 11:59pm Thursday 17 June

  • Accommodation: Open. Bookings permitted for single households plus five adults (plus their dependants). 
  • Indoor and outdoor tourism: Open with a maximum of 50 people outdoors and 10 people indoors. Maximum group booking size of 20 people outdoors and 10 people indoors subject to density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm. 
  • Tour transport: Limit of 10 people per vehicle

A summary of industry restrictions are available via the Victorian Government website.

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