COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Business restrictions - Regional Victoria

This page provides details on regional restrictions and will be updated as new information about the COVID-19 pandemic becomes available. Please check back regularly to stay up-to-date with the latest advice for your business.

Updated 16 September, 3pm


From 11.59pm Friday 17 September, the following restrictions are in place for Regional Victoria:

  • No stay at home requirement
  • 5km travel limit removed
  • Intrastate travel limit:
    • Allowed across regional Victoria
    • Movement between Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria restricted to specified purposes: necessary goods and services (provided facility is closest facility to place of residence); care or compassionate reasons (including bubble buddy/ intimate partner/); authorised work/education; other specified reasons e.g. moving home; and to get a COVID-19 vaccination if the appointment is at an adjacent LGA.

Travel to regional Victorian Alpine Resorts permitted provided visitors 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. Workers are highly recommended to take a COVID-19 test prior to arrival at the resorts.

Private gatherings: Not permitted, intimate partner visits / single person bubble permitted

Public gatherings: Permitted for up to 10 people

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

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

Businesses can now call a Business Victoria hotline on 13 22 15 for the latest information on the COVID-19 response, how this affects businesses, how to keep their workplace safe and advice on how to plan for emerging situations and anticipate likely developments. Businesses can call the Business Victoria Hotline for the latest information on QR code requirements.

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

03 8662 5196
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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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