Stage 3 "Stay at Home" 10 July update

July 11th, 2020

The Victorian Government has made the decision to introduce Stage 3 “Stay at Home” restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire in an effort to slow the spread on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne or the Shire of Mitchell

From 11:59pm, 8 July in metropolitan Melbourne or the Shire of Mitchell the following activities will be restricted:

  • You can only exercise or undertake sporting activities outside with one other person or household members. You must be able to keep 1.5 metres distance between yourself and others. 

  • Indoor sports centres including gyms, training facilities and pools will be closed.

  • Community sport training and competition cannot occur within metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire.

  • If you live in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, you cannot attend or participate in community sport elsewhere.

  • People aged 18 years and younger are not exempt from this restriction.

  • Some outdoor sport facilities will be closed. 

  • Personal training outdoors can occur but with a limit of two participants, in addition to the instructor.

  • Swimming pools will be closed.

  • Outdoor sport facilities can open if people can exercise outside, equipment is not shared or rented, no indoor facilities or shared facilities (except toilets) are used, and people must be able to keep 1.5 metres distance between each other.  

  • Where outdoor facilities can open, these facilities must have a patron cap of 10, unless each group of two can maintain 100 meters distance from all other people. Examples of outdoor facilities which may be able to open under these requirements include golf courses, footy ovals, tennis courts, or outdoor shooting ranges. 

  • If you live in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, you cannot travel outside of the area to exercise or for outdoor recreation.

 

Source: Cycling Victoria