COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Restrictions and recovery

Updated 27 July, 4:30pm


From 11:59pm Tuesday 27 July:

  • There are no restrictions on leaving your home
  • The 5km travel limit is removed
  • Face coverings must be worn indoors and outdoors except at home or if an exception applies
  • Private gatherings in the home: not permitted unless for intimate partner/single bubble
  • Public gatherings: permitted for up to 10 people
  • Movement between metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria is unrestricted.
  • Travel to regional Victorian Alpine Resorts permitted provided visitors and workers have had a negative COVID-19 test within the previous 72 hours. Children under 12 years not included. Must be able to show evidence of a negative test as condition of entry into ski field.

For more information, please read the Premier’s statement.


Industry assistance

For COVIDSafe Plans templates and guides, see below for download links. For further information on employer obligations visit Business Victoria.

The Victorian Chamber is partnering with the Victorian Government to deliver a business mentoring program to help small businesses navigate the economic challenges posed by restrictions to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Click here to view more details about the program.

Government assistance

Business Recovery and Resilience Mentoring Program Small Business Mentoring Service Victorian Government Business Officers

Tools and resources

Covid-19 Mental Health Webinars Covid-19 Industrial Relations Webinars COVID-19 Business Webinar with guest Four Pillars


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