16 AugCOVID-19 restrictions increased for metro Melbourne

Posted on 16 Aug 2021

The Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, has today announced further COVID-19 related restrictions to come into effect 11:59pm tonight and be in place until 2 September 2021 and come amid concerns about compliance with current lockdown restrictions. Key points include:

  • permits for authorised work will return from 11.59pm tomorrow night
  • a curfew from 9pm until 5am will come into effect in Melbourne from 11.59pm tonight
  • playgrounds, basketball courts, skate parks and exercise equipment will be closed from 11.59pm tonight
  • masks will no longer be able to be removed to consume alcohol outdoors.

ELAA will advise on any resulting impacts on Early Childhood Education and Care operations as further information comes to hand.


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