As you might be already aware, the Victorian government has begun easing restrictions after more than 100 days of lockdown for Melbourne residents.
Fitted masks must still be worn at all times when outside the home, but here is what changes for people in Melbourne.
Melbourne – From 19 October
There will be no time limit on leaving your home for exercise or socialising outdoors.
The travel distance from your home will increase from 5km to 25km for exercise and shopping.
Outdoor gatherings will increase to 10 people from two households.
Tennis courts, skate parks, golf courses and hairdressers will reopen, subject to Covid-safe restrictions.
Real estate auctions will occur with a maximum of 10 people and commercial real estate inspections can occur.
Outdoor pools can host 30 swimmers. Indoor pools can open up for one-on-one hydrotherapy with a health professional.
The following will be allowed, subject to conditions: non-essential outdoor home maintenance, repairs, renovations and house painting can occur with a maximum of five workers.
Solo or automated car washing and pool cleaning will be allowed, mobile or home business pet grooming will be allowed, outdoor photography will be allowed, and there will be a full return of allied health services.
From 2 November
The four reasons for leaving home will be removed and people will be able to leave their home for any reason.
A maximum of two people, plus children, will be able to visit another home once per day. These and further easing of restrictions will follow
As new announcements are made by the Government, we will keep you updated on developments.
In the meantime, if you require any NDIS or disability services, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 209 414 #COVID19
Edited: Malobi Sinha