A non-exhaustive quick reference guide, updated October 18 2020.
|Step||Social, households & gatherings||Work, hospitality & business||Education||When|
: People can leave their homes to exercise, shop or socialise within 25km of their homes.
Time limits no longer apply.
Outdoor personal training permitted for up to 2 people (plus trainer). Outdoor pools and now tennis courts, skate parks and golf courses open.
: 1 nominated person for people living alone or single parents with childen under 18, masks must be worn.
: 10 max. at public gatherings (from max. 2 households), or a whole single household.
: 5 max. at weddings, only on compassionate grounds.
: 10 max.
: Outdoor gatherings allowed of up to 5 people (plus faith leader) permitted.
|: Expanded to new outdoor work types.
: Take-away and delivery only.
: Outdoor real estate auctions now permitted for up to 10 people (plus staff).
: Hairdressers open, beauty/personal services closed.
: Retail remains essential only or click-and-collect.
: Non-emergency dental services available.
: Face-to-face allied health open.
: Closed except for permitted purposes.
|Childcare and early ed.: Open. One in-home child-minder permitted.
Schools: Open for all primary, specialist and VCE/VCAL students.
Years 8-10 return from 26/10.
Adult ed.: Open for VET and higher ed. students who would not graduate by January 2021 without onsite learning.
|From 11.59pm Sunday 18/10, unless stated otherwise.|
|3rd|| : Up to 2 visitors per household, once a day.
: 10 max. at public gatherings outdoors, from a max. of 2 households.
No restrictions on leaving the home.
: Outdoor contact and non-contact sports permitted for children, non-contact only for adult sport.
Outdoor fitness for 10 max.
: 10 max.
: 20 max.
: Outdoor gatherings allowed of up to 20 people (plus faith leader) permitted, places of worship open for private worship.
|: Work from home if you can.
Abbatoir and seafood processing caps increased.
: Seated only, max. 10 per group, with social distancing.
50 max. in outdoor settings (1 per 2m²), 10 max. per indoor space (1 per 4m², 20 total).
: Hairdressers, beauty and personal services open.
: Private real estate inspections, outdoor auctions permitted within gathering limits.
: No shopping limits.
: Outdoor venues and events permitted with same restrictions as hospitality and approved COVIDSafe plans for larger outdoor facilities.
: Open, with caps based on social bubbles.
|Any further changes to be announced.||Expected to be 11:59pm 1/11, could be moved forward to 11:59pm 25/10.|