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COVID-19 Update: Melbourne lockdown extended by 7-days

2/6/2021

Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino today announced that restrictions in Melbourne will remain in place for the next seven days until 11.59pm on Thursday 10 June.

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?

Out Doors programs for the week of the 7th of June won’t be running and will be rescheduled for a later date. Participants who are registered to attend any of these programs will be contacted by Out Doors Inc. staff. 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

Acting Victorian Premier James Merlino today announced that current restrictions will remain in place in Melbourne for the next seven days until 11.59pm on Thursday 10 June.

  • There will be 5 permitted reasons to leave home:
    • Shopping for necessary goods and services within 10km of home, unless nearest shops are further– one household member once per day
    • To get vaccinated (40-49 year old age group now eligible for a vaccine, including Pfizer where available)
    • Caregiving and compassionate reasons
    • Authorised work or permitted education
    • Exercise
  • Masks are compulsory everywhere except for in the home
  • The 10km from home limit will apply except for permitted work, unless there is a need for essential items beyond that distance. 

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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