COVIDSafe religion and ceremonies guidance

Information to assist your place of worship to stay safe and stay open during COVIDSafe settings.

The information on this page is not being updated during lockdown. For information on the current restrictions go to How we work: Current restrictions.

Places of worship may include churches, meeting houses, mosques, synagogues, temples, gurdwaras and other places of worship (using the legal definition in the Vic Heritage Act 2017).

COVIDSafe Plan 

All faith organisations must have a COVIDSafe Plan (see Creating a COVIDSafe Plan). A COVIDSafe Plan applies the six COVIDSafe Principles and sets out actions to help prevent the introduction of COVID-19. You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes.

Reviewed 22 July 2021

Coronavirus Victoria

24/7 Coronavirus Hotline

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

Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

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