Covid 19 update stage4 restrictions
Date of Event Point Cook Cricket Club : Wed May 13, 2020 11:10AM

Victoria will enter a State of Disaster from 6pm on Sunday, August 2 to give police additional powers and ensure people are complying with the public health directions.

The new restrictions will be in place for six weeks, ending on September 13. 


Melbourne will move to Stage 4 restrictions from 6pm on August 2.

  • There will be a curfew from 8pm to 5am. The only reason to leave home during these hours is for work, medical care and caregiving
  • Must stay within 5kms of your home. Exemptions to the distance rule are visiting partners and for shared custody arrangements
  • Only one person from each household is allowed to go shopping once per day - you must stay within 5kms of your home
  • Recreational activity is no longer allowed. You can exercise for one hour each day and it must be within 5kms of your home
  • Groups are restricted to two people, regardless of whether they're from the same family. There are "common sense" exemptions for children who are being cared for 
  • Remote learning will return across all year levels from Wednesday, onsite supervision is available to students if it is absolutely necessary
  • VCE exams will not change
  • Only vulnerable children and kids of essential workers will be allowed to attend kindergarten and child care
  • Special schools will remain open for those who need it
  • Weddings will be banned from August 6


Regional Victoria will move to Stage 3 restrictions from 11.59pm on Wednesday. Mitchell Shire will remain on Stage 3. Restrictions implemented from Wednesday will run until September 13. 

  • The only reason people will be able to leave home is for shopping for food and essentials, care and caregiving, work and study, and daily exercise.
  • Restaurants and cafes will move to takeaway only
  • Beauty and personal services will close
  • Community support will cease
  • Face coverings are mandatory
  • Remote learning will return across all year levels, with onsite supervision is available for children of permitted workers and vulnerable kids

Last updated: Sunday August 2, 2020 5:58PM