Snapshot of Victoria's 4th lockdown rules

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VICTORIA'S SNAP LOCKDOWN RULES FROM 11.59PM MAY 27 TO 11.59PM JUNE 3

* Five reasons to leave home: food and supplies, authorised work, care, exercise (up to two hours a day with one person), to get vaccinated

* 5km travel radius from home for shopping and exercise

* Cannot relocate to another residence

* Face masks mandatory inside and outdoors, not at home

* Private and public gatherings banned

* Community sports cancelled

* Professional sports (e.g. AFL) to go ahead without crowds

* Intimate partner visits and single bubble allowed

* Schools return to remote learning for most students

* Pupil-free day on Friday for state schools to prepare

* Child care and kinder remain open

* Supermarkets, food stores, bottle shops, banks, petrol stations and pharmacies remain open

* Cafes and restaurants takeaway only

* Gyms, hairdressers, community facilities and entertainment venues closed

* Funerals limited to 10 guests

* Weddings banned except on compassionate and deportation grounds

* Hospital visitors limited to end of life, partner support during childbirth, accompanying a child

* Emergency dental allowed

* Elective surgery paused apart from the highest category

* Victorian border residents can go to work in NSW and SA, subject to approval from those states

COMPLIANCE

* On-the-spot fines of up to $1652 for adults and up to $9913 for businesses deliberately breaching public health orders

* $200 fines for mask breaches

VACCINES

* All Victorians over 40 eligible for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from Friday

EXPOSURE SITES

* More than 150 exposure sites across the state, including private sites (eg homes)

* Exposure sites available at coronavirus.vic.gov.au/exposure-sites

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

* International flights into Victoria continue

COURTS

* Courts to continue with jury trials already underway

* No new trials to begin until restrictions ease

TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

* Hard border

QUEENSLAND

* Border closed from 1am on Friday

* Queensland residents may re-enter but must follow lockdown rules

TASMANIA

* Border closed, only essential travellers permitted

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

* Border closed with Greater Melbourne

* Road border checkpoints established

NSW

* No border closure

* Anyone entering NSW from Victoria after 4pm must follow lockdown rules

* Residents told not to go to Greater Melbourne or Bendigo

ACT

* Border closed to non-ACT residents leaving Victoria from 11.59pm on Thursday

* All arrivals after then must travel directly home and follow lockdown rules

NORTHERN TERRITORY

* Border closed to Greater Melbourne and Bendigo

* Anyone arriving from those areas must quarantine for 14 days

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