Covid-19 Updates: 13.4.2021

Victoria has further relaxed its COVIDSafe settings
From 11:59pm on Friday 9 April 2021, Victoria has further relaxed its COVIDSafe settings. These changes are designed to balance getting Victorians back to doing the things they love while keeping in place measures to protect all that Victorians have worked so hard for. Click here to view these updates.

Travel updates
Based on an assessment of public health risks, the Chief Health Officer has declared the following areas will be designated green zones under Victoria’s ‘traffic light’ travel permit system effective 11:59pm, 11 April 2021:
  • Greater Brisbane (City of Brisbane, City of Ipswich, Logan City, Moreton Bay Region, Redlands City) 
  • The Gladstone region in Queensland 
  • Byron Shire in New South Wales 
For up-to-date information on travel restrictions for your state, see Travel updates.

Other helpful information
  • The Victorian Government announced that the 75 per cent cap on office workers will be removed from Friday 26 March.
  • All workplaces are still required to ensure people can work from the office in a COVIDSafe way with a density limit of one person per two square metres.
  • While it is not mandatory for offices to use the Victorian government QR Code or a system which is API compatible, digital record keeping is strongly recommended to help contact tracing. Click here to register for the free Victorian Government QR Code.
  • All businesses must continue to review and update their COVIDSafe Plan, particularly as more people return to offices.
  • Download and display the signage available to remind people to check-in and other safety measures. 
  • Remember, if your workers have even mild COVID-19 symptoms, please support them to get tested.
  • Public Transport Victoria has made changes to support the safe return to offices and has advice for users at ptv.vic.gov.au/more/coronavirus-covid-19.
Visit coronavirus.vic.gov.au for more information or call Business Victoria on 13 22 15If you need an interpreter, call the coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline 1800 675 398 and press 0.