What the new COVID-19 restrictions mean for you
Restrictions extend to Regional Victoria
Earlier today, Premier Daniel Andrews announced tightening of restrictions across regional Victoria, beginning at 1pm until 11:59pm on Thursday, 2 September.
Increased restrictions for the building and construction industries will also come into effect.
What you need to know right now
Construction projects can continue with limits to the number of workers on site at any one time
Large-scale construction projects can continue with a maximum of 25% of the usual working team, or 5 workers on site, whichever is higher.
Only essential maintenance work can be carried out at homes and businesses
Only essential maintenance work that keeps the community safe and healthy can be carried out at homes and businesses.
This includes working to keep food cold in supermarkets, providing running water and heating, and ensuring sanitation.
Permits will be required when leaving the house for authorised work
Authorised workers will be required to carry permits when working, and when traveling for work from 11.59pm, Monday 23 August. The permit will need to be certified by an employer.
Permits will be available on the coronavirus website before these directions come into effect.
State critical and civil construction projects will go ahead without crew reductions
Critical construction projects including state and state civil construction will go ahead with no additional restrictions.
Financial support packages are available
The Victorian Governments has announced a number of grants and support packages for businesses who have been affected by these restrictions. Head to the website below to find out more: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/business-grants-and-support
Our trade stores will remain open and supply will not be impacted
Our trade stores will remain open to support the essential work that you do. Our online platform maX is open too, and we're providing contactless delivery, and click and collect.
Bathroom Life and Reece Plumbing showrooms are closed.
As always, you can book a video or phone consultation here.
We are committed to supporting your business through challenges, big and small.
Let's work together to get the job done.