Responding to coronavirus (COVID-19)
The following information is correct as of 22 November 2020.
Update: Safely reopening Victoria
The coronavirus (COVID-19) roadmap for reopening provides steps on easing restrictions, dependent on how many active coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are in the community and public health advice.
From 11:59 pm on 22 November, changes are being made to restrictions across Victoria. Read the Premier’s statement for more details.
Victorian border crossing permit
From 11.59 pm on 21 November, permits are required for everyone arriving in Victoria who lives in or has travelled through South Australia.
For more information and to apply for a permit visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au
Support for business and industry
Information on restrictions for businesses and support to help businesses plan and respond to coronavirus is on coronavirus.vic.gov.au.
Planning and responding to coronavirus (COVID-19): information for industries and businesses
In addition to the support on coronavirus.vic.gov.au, industry-specific advice, support and resources can be found on:
- Agriculture Victoria Information for farmers and primary producers
- Business Victoria Additional support to help your workplace respond to coronavirus
- Creative Victoria Information for the creative industries
- Global Victoria Information about Commonwealth and Victorian Government assistance for businesses
- Sport and Recreation Victoria Information for the sport and recreation industries
- Study Melbourne Information for international students
- Visit Victoria Information for tourism and events industries
Some of the funding announcements from the Victorian Government are provided below.
|13 September||$3 billion in cash grants, tax relief and cashflow support for Victorian businesses|
Upskill My Business platform offers free online short courses and training events to businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Working for Victoria program helping Victorian jobseekers find work and employers find workers.
The Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees program will help apprentices and trainees displaced by the coronavirus pandemic to complete their apprenticeships and training and find work.
Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, community organisations and clients.
Resources for people with disability and people caring for them.
Page last updated: 22 November 2020