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Current COVID-19 restrictions

Information last updated: 30 September 2021

The current restrictions in metropolitan Melbourne, Mitchell Shire and City of Latrobe that effect residents of Moreland are as follows.

There are only 6 reasons you can leave your home:

  • Getting the food and supplies you need (1 person per day, per household can shop within 15km of your home or the nearest location)
  • Authorised work (with a permit) otherwise if you are able to work from home, you must work from home. Information about authorised workers and getting a permit is available on the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.
  • Caregiving and compassionate reasons, inluding medical care or to get a COVID-19 test (maintain 1.5m social distancing guidelines and masks must be worn). You can find the locations where you can get a COVID-19 test on the Victoria Government website.
  • Exercise (once a day for up to 4 hours, and that 4 hours includes any time spent outdoors socialising in limited groups)
  • Outdoor social interaction in limited groups (once a day for up to 4 hours, and that 4 hours includes any time spent on exercise)
  • Getting vaccinated at your nearest location. You can find out where you can get a vaccination near you on our COVID-19 vaccinations page.

Other restrictions include, but are not limited to:

  • A curfew that is in place every night between 9pm and 5am, starting from 11:59pm Monday 16 August. You cannot leave your home (or the home of your intimate partner or bubble buddy) during this curfew other than for authorised work, health and medical purposes, care and support of a child or someone with special needs, or in an emergency or to escape harm.
  • You must wear a mask at all times indoors (except inside your home) and outdoors, unless you have an exemption.
  • You must check-in everywhere you visit using the Service Victoria QR code app, no matter how long you spend at that location. You can find out how to download the QR code app and more information on the Service Victoria website.
  • Childcare and Early Childhood Care will remain open. Schools will remain closed, with primary and secondary school students continuing remote learning – except for vulnerable children, and the children of authorised workers who can learn on site.
  • Household visits are not allowed.
  • One person may meet another person not from their household for a picnic, a walk, or another outdoor activity.

  •  Up to five adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be able to gather outdoors. The adults must not be from more than two households, and dependants may also attend the gathering.

Full list of detailed restrictions

The full list of detailed restrictions in place for Moreland are on the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

Translations of the full list of restrictions

Translations of the current restrictions are available on the Victorian Government's Coronavirus website.

Full list of testing sites

A full list of the places you can get a COVID-19 test are available on the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

If you have any symptoms, no matter how mild, you should get tested for COVID-19.

Full list of COVID-19 vaccination sites

A list of the sites in Moreland where you can get a COVID-19 vaccination is on our COVID-19 vaccinations page.

A full list of all the COVID-19 vaccination sites in Victoria is on the Victorian Government's Coronavirus website.

Support for people experiencing distress

If you are distressed or need someone to talk to you can call, the following resources are available:

Emergency relief options

If you are directly impacted by COVID-19 (e.g. in mandatory isolation and needing food, material aid or financial assistance) you can call the Victorian COVID-19 hotline on 1800 675 398.

You can find out more about the supports that are available to you on the Victorian Government Coronavirus website.

Council services are subject to changes

Our priority is the health and safety of our community and staff, and with this in mind we continue to make decisions that may impact the way we deliver our services, events and programs.

You can find out how council services are impacted by the current restriction on our Council service changes page.