From 11:59pm on 18 October 2020, changes have been made to restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne.

These include:

  • The five-kilometre limit for exercise and shopping will be extended to 25 kilometres. The two-hour time limit for exercise and socialising will also fall away.
  • Outdoor sports settings like tennis courts, golf courses and skateparks will be able to reopen.
  • All allied health professionals currently operating will be able to resume routine face-to-face care.
  • Hairdressers will be able to open, with strict safety protocols in place.
  • Outdoor real estate auctions will be able to take place with up to 10 people, plus the required staff.
  • Outdoor sports settings like tennis courts, golf courses and skateparks will be able to reopen.
  • Groups of up to ten people from two households will also be able to gather in outdoor public places. That could be for exercise – or a picnic in the park.

Read the statement from the Premier for more details

For industry sector specific information on re-opening, including Covid -safe plans visit the Vic government Corona Virus web page .