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COVID-19 Update: Melbourne lockdown ends at 11:59 pm Thursday 10th June

9/6/2021

Acting Premier James Merlino has confirmed Melburnians will be able to gather outdoors in groups of up to 10 when the city’s lockdown ends at 11:59pm Thursday 10th June. But visitors to the home will remain banned, and Melburnians must stick to a 25-kilometre radius of their homes unless they are travelling for essential work, education, caregiving or vaccination.

For further information please visit the Victorian Government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) website, which will be updated as additional information becomes available.

What does this mean for Out Doors?

The Out Doors overnight program due to take place between the 16th – 17th of June has been cancelled. Participants who are registered to attend this program will be contacted by Out Doors Inc. staff to discuss alternative options. We will continue to monitor the latest advice from the Victorian Government and follow their advice and recommendations.

If you need to get in touch with us, please Contact Us.

What are the restrictions?

Source: The Victorian Government’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) website

Here is a list of other limits that will apply in Melbourne until 11:59pm Thursday, 17th June:

  • Visitors to the home will remain banned,
  • Melburnians must stick to a 25-kilometre radius of their homes unless they are travelling for essential work, education, caregiving or vaccination.
  • Masks will no longer be required outdoors if a 1.5 metre distance can be maintained, but are mandatory indoors.
  • Funerals limited to 50 people, weddings 10
  • Religious ceremonies capped at 50 inside
  • Offices can return with 25 per cent or a cap of 10, whichever is greater
  • Restaurants and cafes can reopen with a max of 50 inside
  • Retail can reopen with density limit of 1 person per 4 sqm
  • Beauty services can resume for services where a mask can be worn
  • Community sport can resume training

We all need to continue to play our part to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

What if I need to talk to someone?

If you or anyone you know needs to talk to someone during this time, contact:

Keep safe during this difficult time and will keep you updated via email and our FacebookInstagram and Twitter accounts. 

Media Contact: Iudita Trifa-Schmidt, iudita@outdoorsinc.org.au or (03) 9417 2111.

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