What do Victoria’s stage four lockdown restrictions mean for you?

Victorians will face tougher restrictions on their movement under the state of disaster declared on Sunday.

Below is a list of the new restrictions. This story will be updated with more detail as it becomes available.


There will be a curfew from today – 8pm to 5am with exemptions for work, caregiving, medical and compassionate reasons.


Maximum one hour daily within 5km of home, with one other person – no family/share house groups

There is an exemption for dependent children.


Only one person per household per day within 5km or closest supermarket.

There is an exemption for caregiving, assisting the elderly.


Monday – as per current program

Tuesday – pupil free day

Wednesday – all classes return to remote learning statewide


Childcare will be closed.

There will be an exemption for vulnerable children and children of permitted workers.


Takeaway and home delivery allowed subject to conditions.

Bottle shops

Will remain open.

Public transport

Restricted overnight train services – returns to pre-Night Network program.

Some Protective Services Officers deployed from Night Network to enforcement.

Intimate Partners

Visits allowed outside 5km.


Banned from Thursday

There are exemptions for compassionate reasons.


Organised sport, recreation,golf and fishing are all banned.

Regional Victoria

Moves to current stage 3 restrictions from Thursday

Mitchell Shire

Remains on current stage 3 restrictions.

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