COVIDSafe Summer — new restrictions apply from 11:59pm, Sunday 17 January 2021
From 11:59pm on Sunday 17 January face masks will no longer be mandatory in most public indoor settings.
- continue to be mandatory in airports, hospitals, large retail stores over 2000 sqm, shopping centres, indoor markets, in taxis and rideshares, on public transport, and on domestic flights to and from Victoria.
- You must carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave home unless you have a not to.
Update: Victorian Travel Permit System
Victoria is establishing a permit system for all domestic travel into Victoria.
From 5:59pm on 11 January, you will need to apply for a permit to enter Victoria from anywhere in Australia.
New South Wales/Victorian border communities will continue to have exceptions and will be able to use local residence identification to cross the border.
From 11:59pm on Sunday, 6 December 2020 Victoria moves to COVIDSafe Summer restrictions.
Record keeping for contact tracing
Businesses and workplaces are required to collect contact details from patrons.
Victorian Government QR Code Service
The Victorian Government QR Code Service is free for all Victorian businesses and venues to use as an alternative to pen and paper records to collect visitation data.
Information and resources to help you and your employees stay physically and mentally well in the workplace during coronavirus (COVID‑19).
Signs and posters for your workplace
Download and print a collection of signage and posters to promote a COVIDSafe workplace.
Register your event and submit documentation based on number of attendees and risk factors.
Financial support for businesses and workers
If your job, business or income has been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there are a range of ways the Victorian Government can help.
Business grants and support
Information about grants and support to help your workplace plan and respond to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Wellbeing and mental health support
Providing mental health support to Victorians dealing with the challenges of running a small business to help them navigate through the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Confirmed case in the workplace
What do employers need to do if there is a confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace?
Four, two and eight square metre rules
To make sure we can all stay safe, limits apply on the number of people who can be in a venue or facility at the same time.
Working from home
By continuing to work from home, you and your employees are helping to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Working for Victoria
We’re helping Victorian jobseekers find work and employers find workers. This includes people who have lost their jobs or businesses who need more workers due to the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Reviewed 19 January 2021