Victoria returns to COVIDSafe from 11:59pm on Friday 26 February 2021

Industry Restart Guidelines Seasonal Horticulture- 26th February 2021 Update
Updates include changes to Mask wearing. The updated Guidelines can be found here... 

Facemask update:
These restrictions are designed to balance getting Victorians back to doing the things they love while also putting in place measures to protect all that Victorians have worked so hard for.

  • Victoria returns to COVIDSafe settings from 11:59pm Friday 26 February 2021.
  • You must always carry a face mask with you at all times when you leave the home, unless you have a lawful reason not to.
  • Face masks must be worn:
    • on public transport, in commercial passenger vehicles such as taxis and ride share vehicles, and in tour vehicles
    • by visitors to a hospital
    • by visitors at a care facility (while indoors)
    • indoors at shopping centres, retail facilities with 2,000 or more square metres of indoor space, markets and market stalls
    • on flights to and from Victoria and
    • at airports
    • if you are diagnosed or suspected of having COVID-19, or a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19, when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical care or to get tested
    • while awaiting the results of a COVID-19 test when leaving your home or accommodation for a permitted reason, such as medical care (except as part of a surveillance or other asymptomatic testing program)
    • while experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • It is strongly recommended you wear a face mask when at a private gathering or when you cannot maintain 1.5 metres distance from other people (such as outdoor markets, outdoor concerts, street markets, at a busy bus stop or train station platform).
  • There are a number of lawful reasons to not wear a face mask. 

Visit the Coronavirus website for more information on these new restrictions