Are you ready?
2020-10-08 00:00:00 +1000
Permitted workers travelling to regional Victoria from metropolitan Melbourne must adhere to the restrictions from metropolitan Melbourne, they take them with them.
For example, a permitted worker travelling to regional Victoria can order take away or delivery from a restaurant or a café but cannot sit down and have a meal.Read More
Mask changes for Victoria
2020-10-08 00:00:00 +1000
From Monday October 12th all Victorians will need to wear a fitted mask that covers the nose and mouth when leaving home unless you have a lawful exception. Children under 12 do not need to wear face coverings and children under two years old must not wear face coverings. Face covings such as shields, scarfs and bandanas will no longer be lawful. Mask can be commercial products, or you can make your own.Read More
2020-10-08 00:00:00 +1000
Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package
The Victorian Government is investing $58 million to help businesses create safe outdoor dining spaces under the Victorian How we work Roadmaps.
Businesses such as restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars, clubs and takeaway food venues may be able to apply.Read More
Returning to School
2020-10-02 00:00:00 +1000
Students are going back to school from next week and we are sure that most of you are excited. Kids are looking forward to catching up with friends. Teachers and support staff are looking forward to seeing kids again. Parents and carers will be pleased that kids can return to face to face learning.
LivMate will be there to help keep everyone safe with its contactless check in system.Read More
2020-09-28 00:00:00 +1000
From 5:00am on Monday September 28th the curfew that has been in place in Melbourne since early August will end following advice from Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton.
A new fine of almost $5,000 has been put in place for unlawful indoor or outdoor gatherings.Read More
A tale of two 'normal' weekends
2020-09-21 00:00:00 +1000
(with apologies to Charles Dickens)
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way—in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison
Charles Dickens A Tale of Two CitiesRead More
COVID Safe Plans
2020-09-17 00:00:00 +1000
Jill Hennessy Attorney-General, Minister for Workplace Safety and COVID-19 recently joined the Victorian premier Daniel Andrews at the daily COVID-19 update press conference.
Jill Hennessy spoke about what WorkSafe Victoria had been doing under the directions issued by the Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton.Read More
Regional Victoria to Move to Third Step
2020-09-16 00:00:00 +1000
Last week the Victorian government released the roadmaps for metropolitan and regional Victoria.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has now announced that “regional Victoria has reached the necessary “trigger point” in our roadmap.” Regional Victoria has “reached a 14-day average of 3.6 and with no mystery cases”. This means that from 11:59pm September 15th, regional communities will progress to the Third Step of the roadmap.Read More
Regional Victoria on Track
2020-09-15 00:00:00 +1000
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced that the average number of COVID-19 cases in regional Victoria is low and are well on track.
Daniel Andrews indicated that if the number of COVID-19 continued to stay low that regional Victoria could well move two steps in the roadmap announced earlier instead of one as was originally planned.Read More
Roadmap to certainty
2020-09-14 00:00:00 +1000
Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced the roadmap for Victoria to come out of the second wave of COVID-19.
Daniel Andrews made it clear that the thousands of scenarios run through computer modelling carried out indicate that the level of COVID-19 in the community is too high to risk opening up everything at the moment.Read More
Colour Code The pathway out of restrictions for Victoria
2020-09-04 00:00:00 +1000
The Victorian government is developing a roadmap to ease the current restrictions and open the economy.
We are all looking forward to going back to doing some of the things that we have missed during the Stage Four restrictions in Melbourne and the Stage Three restrictions in regional Victoria.Read More
Stage 3 Stay at Home Restrictions
2020-08-03 00:00:00 +1000
With the “second wave” of COVID-19 Victorians in Melbourne metropolitan area and the Mitchell Shire have been asked to stay at home and help slow and stop the spread.Read More
Masks/Face Coverings for all of Victoria
2020-07-27 00:00:00 +1000
From Monday August 2nd all Victorians will need to wear a face covering when leaving home unless you have a lawful exception. Children under 12 do not need to wear face coverings and children under two years old must not wear face coverings. Face covings can be a shield, scarf, bandana commercial mask or you can make your own.Read More
LivMate goes live
2020-07-23 00:00:00 +1000
Livmate has gone live and is available for venues to register.Read More