Stage 4 restrictions are now in place (since 6:00PM on Sunday 2 August) for metropolitan Melbourne. This includes a curfew from 8:00PM to 5:00AM every evening. During this time people are only allowed to leave their house for work, and essential health, care or safety reasons.
From 5:00AM – 8:00PM, you can only leave your home for one of the following reasons:
- necessary goods and services, with limits
- exercise, with limits
- care and health care (including taking a pet to the vet)
- work in line with restrictions on workplaces
- some limited personal reasons such as in an emergency.