Arts and entertainment services sector guidance

Sector guidance for arts and entertainment services businesses within Victoria.

Victoria to further relax COVIDSafe Settings

The Victorian Government has announced a further easing of COVIDSafe settings from 11.59pm Friday 9 April.

For more information, see the statement from the Minister for Health.


Updated settings 9 April 2021

The Victorian Government has announced a further easing of COVIDSafe settings from 11.59pm Friday 9 April.

The information on this page is currently being updated to reflect the new settings. Please check back soon.

For more information, see the statement from the Minister for Health.

For a summary of COVIDSafe Settings restrictions and Q&As for the creative industries visit the Creative Victoria website.

Industry Restart Guidelines

Industry guidelines are being updated to reflect the latest health advice. For more detail on the latest COVIDSafe Settings, please see the Minister for Health’s statement

Frequently asked questions - COVIDSafe Settings 

Late updated: 20 April 2021

Read below for answers to frequently asked questions for businesses in the arts and entertainment sector. 

What are the current face mask requirements?

You must always carry a face mask with you when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to.

Face masks continue to be mandatory in some locations, unless a lawful reason not to wear one applies.

For a full list of settings where masks continue to be mandatory, see: Face masks.

  • From 6.00pm on Friday 26 March 2021, there is no cap on the number of people permitted on a dancefloor. The density quotient relevant to the venue continues to apply.

    Electronic record keeping requirements apply to venues.

  • The restrictions that apply to arts and entertainment facilities from 6.00pm on Friday 26 March 2021 can be found in the Industry Restart Guidelines.

  • Public Events may occur in accordance with the Public Events Framework.

    See the Public Events Framework for further information.

Reviewed 22 April 2021

Coronavirus Victoria

Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support and the Industry Coordination Centre

The Business Victoria hotline provides information on restrictions and support to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Call Business Victoria on 13 22 15

Contact Business Victoria

24/7 Coronavirus Hotline

If you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19) call the dedicated hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days.

Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

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