Coronavirus Updates

COVID Restrictions to Ease (Current as of Thursday 21 April 2022)

The following changes to the Pandemic Orders will take effect from 11.59pm, Friday 22 April.  Please see below a summary of some of the key changes for our communities.

  1. People who are household close contacts are no longer required to isolate at home for 7 days providing they:
    1. Wear a mask indoors
    2. Avoid sensitive settings (such as hospitals)
    3. Undertake at least 5 RA tests over the 7 days following their identification as a household contact. If you need any tests, please don’t hesitate to contact me. If you are currently isolating as a contact, you must continue to isolate until midnight tomorrow.
  2. Anyone who returns a positive PCR or RA Test is still legally required to isolate for 7 days as per current requirements.
  3. People will be exempt from testing and isolation requirements for 12 weeks when they have previously recovered from COVID-19 (previously 8 weeks).
  4. People will no longer be required to show their vaccination status at any venue where it is currently required, such as hospitality premises or community events.
  5. Staff and patrons will also no longer required to check-in using the Service Victoria app and venues (such as community events) will not need a COVID Check-in Marshall.
  6. Masks will no longer be required in primary schools, early childhood, hospitality and retail settings, or at events of any size


For more information about COVID-19 in Victoria, visit the Coronavirus website.

If you are unsure about COVID-19 restrictions for your workplace, community event or facility, please contact us on or (03) 5398 0100.