Important Statewide update to Third Step and further easing of restrictions for Victoria effective from 8 November 2020. Key points:
Stay safe, no restrictions on reasons to leave the house or distance
If you can work from home, you must continue to work from home
Travel between regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne permitted
Face masks are mandatory, ensure you wear a face mask in public and in situations where you are unable to social distance. Face shields, bandanas and scarves are no longer sufficient. A face mask should cover the nose and mouth.
Ten people may gather outdoors from any number of households
Each day, a household can receive up to two different adult visitors per day, either together or separately
Community spaces like libraries, RSLs, neighbourhood houses can open to limits on number of people
Entertainment venues and accommodation will be able to open, including theatres, galleries, museums and music halls
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As restrictions ease it is more important than ever that we take steps every day to keep ourselves and others safe. Remember to wash hands regularly, wear a face mask, practice respiratory hygiene, maintain social distance, meet outdoors where possible, if you have symptoms get tested and stay home and most importantly if you are unwell stay home.