Julian Hill MPFederal Member for Bruce

Help keep our community safe

Under the Stage 4 restrictions for households for all of metropolitan Melbourne:

  • the only reasons to leave home from 8pm to 5am are work, medical care, or caregiving
  • exercise is limited to a maximum of one hour per day no more than five kilometres from your home and limited to you and one other person
  • shopping is limited to one person per household per day and no more than five kilometres from your home

Under the Stage 4 restrictions for business pharmacies, supermarkets, grocery stores, bottle shops, petrol stations, banks, newsagencies, and post offices plus everyone involved in the frontline coronavirus response will continue to operate.

Employers that require their staff to attend a work site must issue a worker permit to their employees.

Only the children of permitted workers and vulnerable kids are able to access childcare and kinder.

Do you have any of these symptoms?

Please get tested if you have any of these symptoms - fever, runny nose, sore throat, cough, chills or sweats, shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell or taste. Then stay home until you get your results.

Stay at home

Stay at home

The best way to stay safe is to stay at home when you can and limit the number of trips you make away from home.

Wear a face mask

Wear a facemask

You are required to wear a face covering when leaving home (for one of the permitted reasons).

Cover your coughs

Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow.

Wash your hands

Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds, using soap and water or hand sanitiser ( at least 60 percent alcohol).

Don't touch your face

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

Keep your distance

Keep your distance

Keep 1.5 metres away from people you don’t live with.

Coronavirus assistance and support

Australian Government Financial assistance for individuals and households

Australian Government assistance for businesses
Victorian Government assistance for businesses

Support payments for Victorian workers who are self-isolating or quarantining

Working for Victoria offers opportunities for paid community work for people who have lost work due to the coronavirus pandemic

Residential tenants and landlords

Department of Social Services coronavirus support including local emergency relief providers

Emergency food relief packages for people in mandatory self-isolation call 1800 675 398

Assistance for City of Casey residents and businesses

Assistance for Greater Dandenong residents and businesses

Coronavirus information and advice

If you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19), contact your GP, or call the hotline on 1800 675 398

Getting tested for coronavirus (COVID-19)

Victorian Department of Health

Australian Department of Health

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

Victorian Department of Health translated information

SBS Information in 64 languages

Coronavirus Health Information Line 1800 020 080
(For translating or interpreting services, call 131 450)

Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service 1800 512 348

Mental health and COVID-19

Older Persons Advocacy Network 1800 237 981

Beware of coronavirus scams