Victoria to ease restrictions

The Victorian Government has begun lifting restrictions as part of the country’s three-step process to resume ‘regular’ activities throughout Australia by July.

Here’s what changes on June 1:

  • Cafes, restaurants and pubs may serve meals to up to 20 people.
  • Overnight stays will be allowed in both private residences and hotels.
  • Beauty therapy, tanning, waxing, nail salons, spas, tattoo parlours and massage parlours may reopen with up to 20 patrons.
  • Galleries, museums, zoos, historic sites, arcades, drive-in cinemas and outdoor amusement parks will reopen with up to 20 patrons per space.
  • Auction houses, real estate auctions and open house inspections can increase to 20 people.
  • Weddings will be allowed up to 20 people, plus the celebrant and couple.
  • Funerals can increase to 50 people (indoors and outdoors).
  • Bootcamps can increase to 20 people, plus an instructor.
  • Libraries, youth centres and other community facilities allowed to reopen with no more than 20 people in a single area, plus those needed to operate the space.