RELIGIOUS services, gyms and indoor pools will return from today across Ballarat and regional Victoria.
Indoor pools will be able to return with up to 20 people able to use the pool at the time.
Religious gatherings will also be able to have up to 20 people indoors, plus a faith leader, while outdoor services can increase to 50 people. Outdoor funerals will be allowed up to 50 people to attend.
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Gyms and fitness studios will also return with a maximum of 20 people, or one person per eight square metres.
Indoor sport for 18 and under will also return.
WHAT RESTRICTIONS LIFTED OVERNIGHT ACROSS REGIONAL VICTORIA?
- Gyms and fitness studios can reopen with up to 20 people - maximum 10 per space/class/group - with density limits
- Food courts reopen
- Indoor seating limit of two people per table for food courts, and a maximum of 50 diners per outdoor area with a group limit of 10. Each area separated by 10 metres. Maximum of four areas (200 people)
- Live music allowed in outdoor hospitality settings. Band included in venue limit. Members spaced at least two metres apart and wear face masks (except singers)
- Grade 6 and Year 12 graduations permitted for students and staff only with COVIDSafe requirements. Broadcast for parents and others
- Up to 20 people plus a faith leader can attend indoor religious gatherings - 50 if outdoors. Either indoor or outdoor - not both
- Outdoor funerals can have up to 50 people in attendance
- Indoor community sport for those 18 and under can return if it's able to be played at a distance of 1.5 metres apart. Spectators limited to one parent, guardian or carer only
- Indoor swimming pools, including swimming classes, can host up to 20 people
- No workers cap for construction, manufacturing, wholesale, medical supply, pharmaceutical supply. Industries subject to high-risk COVIDSafe Plan
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Food courts can open. Live music can resume as part of outdoor hospitality while school graduations can be held within school communities.
The infamous 'ring of steel' separating Melburnians from regional Victoria will come down on November 8 provided no outbreaks occur.
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