What are the restrictions within Victoria and the border closures with NSW and Queensland? How far can I travel, and how many people can I have over at my house? Untangle Australia’s Covid-19 laws and guidelines with our guide
- Australian stats interactive; NSW cases map
- NSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots list
- Melbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Vic stage 3 rules
- Sign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email
Australians had been slowly emerging from Covid-19 lockdowns since the federal government announced a three-stage plan in May to ease restrictions across the country, but from 8 July the Melbourne metropolitan area and Mitchell shire immediately to the north returned to a stage three lockdown for six weeks.
After consistently high case numbers despite the lockdown, the Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, announced further restrictions for the state. From 2 August, metropolitan Melbourne entered a six-week stage four lockdown, while a stage three lockdown took effect across regional Victoria and Mitchell shire from 6 August.
Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Australia’s state by state coronavirus lockdown rules and restrictions explained ———