Restrictions ease across Regional Victoria

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Last Sunday Premier Dan Andrews announced changes to restrictions in both metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria. Changes for regional VictoriaWhilst Regional Victorian remains in Third Step restrictions, from 18 October 2020 some restrictions started to ease. The changes to restrictions include: You can have up to two people visit you at home each day. Infants under 12 months are not …

Regional Victoria to move to Step 3 – Statement From The Premier

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Statement from the Premier15 September 2020 Last week, we released our roadmap towards reopening. Those safe, steady and sustainable steps that will see us all the way to COVID Normal. Importantly, these steps are guided by clear targets – giving Victorians greater insight into our progress, and ensuring that when it comes to taking our next step forward, we can …

Roadmap to COVID Normal for Regional Victoria

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The Victorian Government have outlined a four step roadmap to ease the State into ‘COVID Normal’. Regional Victoria has a specific reopening roadmap, relating to how many active coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are in the community. Summary of Steps towards COVID Normal for Regional Victoria: First Step First step only applies to metropolitan Melbourne. Second Step – 11:59pm 13 September Only …

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Stage 3 restrictions apply to Regional Victoria

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From 6pm tonight, Victoria will enter a State of Disaster.   This will give our police additional powers to make sure people are complying with public health directions, which will be updated in coming days. From 11:59pm on Wednesday, regional Victoria will return to Stage 3 “Stay at Home” restrictions. That means there’ll again only be four reasons to be out:  Shopping for food …

Masks Fact Sheet for the Disabilities Services Sector

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The Department of Health & Human Services has uploaded a new fact sheet on masks for people within the Disabilities Services Sector. The Chief Health Officer for Victoria recommends that adults wear a face covering when outside their home if it is difficult to keep 1.5 metres apart from other people. From 11:59pm on Sunday 2 August, you must wear …

NDIS funding for purchasing personal protective equipment

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To better support participants during the extended coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the NDIS have made a temporary change to funding arrangements for personal protective equipment (PPE). The NDIS are implementing temporary changes to funding of PPE for personal care where coronavirus (COVID-19) is active your community, and the use of PPE is consistent with current health advice.  You can now recover …

Mandatory facemasks for Melbourne and Mitchell Shire

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People living in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire and will now be required to wear a face covering when leaving home for one of the four reasons, following a concerning increase in coronavirus cases in recent days. Otherwise, if you’re leaving your home for one of the four reasons, you need to cover your face. The Government will work with …