The entire state of Victoria will enter a snap 5-day lockdown tonight, meaning there are only five reasons to leave home from 11:59pm on Thursday 15 of July 2021.
Here are the rules that apply:
caregiving or compassionate reasons
authorised work or permitted education, or work interstate
exercise (up to two hours, with one other person or members of your household)
receive a vaccination
other specifed reasons (specific exemptions apply)
to return home
to access necessary goods and services where those goods and services cannot be accessed closer than 5kms from home.
to visit an intimate partner
to visit a person in your “single bubble”
allowed to travel for authorised work and permitted education
work at an interstate location (where permitted by another state)
care and compassionate reasons (specific exemptions apply)
Not permitted, intimate partner visits / single bubble permitted
If you can work from home, you must work from home.
Trades and construction workers that were considered essential workers in previous lockdowns, will be allowed to work under the same conditions and using the same safety precautions.
Read the full Victorian Government press release here which includes a list of authorised work and workers.