VIC & TAS

Victoria – new position with COVID

  • 20 Sep, 2021
  • Glynis Nunn

The Chief Health Officer has declared the City of Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell Shire will enter a seven-day lockdown commencing at 11:59pm on Sunday 19 September, with restrictions the same as those in the City of Ballarat and metropolitan Melbourne, excluding the curfew.

 

This means:

CITY OF GREATER GEELONG, THE SURF COAST AND MITCHELL SHIRE:

From 11.59pm on Sunday 19 September, the City of Greater Geelong, the Surf Coast and Mitchell Shire will enter a seven-day lockdown.

Stay at home except for one of the 6 reasons. The additional reason is:

  • socialize (up to four hours, with one other person plus dependants if they cannot be left unattended. The other person can be from another household). Up to five people may gather from two households may socialize or exercise if everyone over age of 18 have had two vaccination doses.

As regards coaching:

  • Indoor physical recreation & sport: Broadcast permitted with maximum five people (NOTE: I don’t know what this means, please seek advice if it’s relevant to you). Hydrotherapy open for permitted purposes only.

Outdoor physical recreation & sport: CLOSED.

Outdoor skateparks and gym equipment OPEN.

  • Public gatherings:
  • Permitted for personal training for up to two people plus the trainer
  • Exercise (up to four hours, with one other person plus dependants if they cannot be left unattended. The other person can be from another household). Up to five people may gather from two households may socialize or exercise if everyone over age of 18 have had two vaccination doses.
  • Travel limit of 10km from place of primary residence

 

Source: https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2021-09/210919%20-%20Seven%20Day%20Lockdown-Geelong%2C%20Surf%20Coast%20%26%20Mitchell%20Shire.pdf

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