What does the COVID-19 roadmap mean for Moorabool?

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Monday, 7 September, 2020 - 18:00

From 11:59pm 13 September, restrictions are easing across Victoria. With Moorabool’s restrictions changing in line with the Victorian State Government’s regional Victoria COVID-19 roadmap for reopening.

Council will continue to reassess its service delivery based on advice from the Victorian State Government.

Second step - from 11:59pm 13 September, the below restrictions are easing in Moorabool:

  • Public gatherings: up to 5 people from a maximum of two households can meet outdoors for social interaction (infants under 12 months of age are not included in the cap).
  • Visitors to the home: 1 nominated visitor if living alone/single parent (all children under 18) (‘single social bubble’), professional respite care for people with complex needs allowed.
  • Work: Work from home if you can.
  • Type: outdoor playgrounds and outdoor pools open.
  • Religion: places of worship closed, outdoor gatherings (not ceremonies) of up to 5 people, plus 1 faith leader, proximate to a place of worship, are allowed.

What restrictions will remain in Moorabool?

  • Curfew: not in place.
  • Leave home: only for 4 reasons, no limit on distance, special arrangements for border communities
  • Childcare and early educators: open.
  • Adult education: learn from home if you can.
  • Hospitality: take-away and delivery only.
  • Retail: open, with density and other restrictions, hairdressing open.
  • Real estate: private inspections and auctions online only.
  • Shopping: no person limits
  • Type: outdoor exercise and recreation allowed.
  • Duration: no time or frequency limit.
  • Weddings: allowed with up to 5 people (including the couple, two witnesses and celebrant). Funerals: allowed with up to 10 people (not including infants under 12 months of age or people required to conduct the funeral).
  • Intrastate travel: not allowed, unless for a permitted purpose.
  • Entertainment: all venues closed.
  • Accommodation and camping: closed, except for a permitted purpose.

Regional Victoria can move into the third step in the COVID-19 roadmap when it meets two conditions:

  • a 14-day average of fewer than five new cases per day;
  • zero cases with an unknown source over 14 days.

To read the full roadmap for reopening in regional Victoria: https://www.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-09/Victoria-coronavirus-roadmap-regional_0.pdf

Residents are also asked to continue following these COVIDsafe principles:

  • Wear a mask or face covering;
  • Don’t go to work if you feel sick or unwell;
  • Physical distancing (1.5 metres);
  • Cough and sneeze into tissue or elbow;
  • Good hand hygiene;
  • Outdoor activities.



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Monday, 7 September, 2020 - 17:59