Victoria announces major change to lockdown restrictions

Victoria will further ease restrictions by the end of May, as schools and some outdoor facilities go back to a new normal from Tuesday.

The state will loosen its grip on social distancing restrictions from June 1, allowing gatherings of up to 20 people at homes and outdoors, overnight stays in hotels as well as the opening of campgrounds.

People enjoy the outdoors in Melbourne's suburb of Brighton as restrictions ease. Source: Getty Images

Twenty people will be allowed at weddings, while up to 50 people will be able to attend funerals.

The same number of people, 20, will be able to visit libraries and other community facilities, entertainment and cultural venues, as well as beauty and personal care services.

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