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Vic Covid update - 2 june

Peter Bourke

1 June 2021

The Victorian Premier has announced - the current Covid restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne will remain in place until at least the 11.59pm Thursday the 10th June.

VIC Covid update
The Victorian Premier has announced - the current Covid restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne will remain in place until at least the 11.59pm Thursday the 10th June.

Regional Victorian restrictions will be eased from Midnight on the morning of Friday the 4th June.

The full list of restrictions can be found here

METRO MELBOURNE - the five reasons to leave the house remain the same.

BICYCLE RETAIL - remains the same

Listed on the Table of restrictions, vehicle and mechanical repair services is considered an authorised service.
Bicycles are considered vehicles under Victorian legislation
It is the interpretation of the BIA that this, like the previous stage 4 Victorian metropolitan restrictions, allows Victorian bike shops to continue to provide bicycle repair but not general service to bicycles during the lockdown.

Listed on the table of restrictions -' click and collect' service is authorised, allowing bike shops to operate click and collect service - but not allow customers into their stores.
All non essential staff not directly required to repair the bicycles or supply of click and collect goods must work from home.

Masks are mandatory in all indoor and outdoor spaces outside your own house.
REGIONAL VICTORIA

All general retail is open, density quotient of 1person per 4sqm applies
- all staff must wear masks

Service Vic QR code app is required to record staff and customer attendance

GRANTS - BUSINESS COSTS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ROUND TWO
The program provides $2,500 grants for eligible employing and non-employing businesses in sectors most impacted. This includes businesses operating in an industry that cannot operate under the circuit breaker restrictions and which cannot work remotely.

The program will open for applications on Thursday 3 June 2021 and will remain open for applications for three weeks.

To be alerted when the Business Costs Assistance Program Round Two is open for applications please register for the Business Victoria Update newsletter. You will receive an email this week.


If you require someone to talk to about any issues or need help to support someone else - please contact the Covid Mental health wellbeing support service on 1800 51 23 84

Regards Peter