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Slight Easing

Slight Easing

Slight Easing Of Restrictions Across Victoria As Vaccination Rates Increase

Restrictions have eased for Victorians overnight, as the state reaches 80% first dose COVID vaccinations.

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In Regional Victoria, outdoor settings for restaurants and cafes will have their outdoor venue cap increase from 20 to 30 people, while masks can be removed for certain beauty treatments, including beard trimmings and facials.

Residents of metropolitan Melbourne and regional areas in lockdown will be able to undertake ‘contactless’ recreation at outdoor facilities, such as boating, tennis or golf.

The 10km radius will also expand to 15km for Melbourne residents – so exercise and shopping can take place up to 15km from your home.

The next milestones in the Roadmap will be for vaccinated Regional Victorians, on or around October 26, when the state reaches 70% double dose vaccinations.

The modest easing of restrictions fall in place with the states Roadmap to Recovery, which you can view at

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