Easing of Restrictions: Statement

Statement on further easing of restrictions in Victoria from Daniel Andrews.

Highlights:

“We’re also able to confirm some more immediate changes.

From 11:59pm tonight, the number of visitors to your home will increase from two to 15 per day.

Outdoor gatherings in a public place – the park, the beach – will increase to 50.

For those couples who’ve had to delay their special day, weddings will increase to 150 people. The same number

will apply to funerals and religious ceremonies indoors.

For smaller venues, the density limit will change to one person for every two square meters – up to 50 customers.

QR code record keeping will be mandatory. For bigger venues, the density limit will stay the same, but the cap will

increase to 150. Total venue capacity will also rise to 300.

Cinemas, galleries and museums will also be able to host up to 150 people indoors.

And in good news for community clubs, contact and non-contact sports can begin for adults as well as kids – 150

people indoors with a group size of up to 20 and 500 outdoors with groups of up to 50.

Organisers will also be able to apply to host a public event. Different requirements and rules will need to apply,

depending on whether it’s a school fete or a major sporting match.

We’re also able to begin a phased approach for staff heading back to the office. From 30 November, up to 25 per

cent of workers will be able to attend onsite.

We’re also making some changes to the rules around masks.

In short, you’ll still need to wear one when you’re indoors and on public transport – and where you can’t keep your

distance.

But if you’re outdoors and you can keep a safe distance, masks will no longer be mandatory.”

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