COVID 19 Update

The City of Ballarat entered a seven-day lockdown from 11.59 pm Wednesday 15th September. There are currently tier 2 exposure sites listed on the Victorian Government Case Alert Update for our precinct, please refer to coronavirus.vic.gov.au/case-alerts-public-exposure-sites for the most up to date information.

Per the Victorian Government’s case alert publications, “These premises have either had confirmed cases visit during their infectious period or are sites where a confirmed case may have acquired their infection. This does not mean that there is an ongoing risk associated with the premises. You can safely visit the site in line with current restrictions.”

As of 18th September 2021, the restrictions below apply

You cannot leave your home other than for one of the five following reasons

  • Shopping for necessary goods and services
  • Caregiving or compassionate reasons, including medical care or to get a COVID-19 test
  • Authorised work (with a permit) or permitted education
  • Exercise (once a day for 2 hours)
  • To get a COVID-19 vaccination (provided the distance travelled, and the time taken is no more than is absolutely necessary)

When you are out shopping

  • Wear a facemask at all times indoors and outdoors.
  • Wash or sanitise your hands regularly.
  • Cough or sneeze into a tissue or your elbow.
  • Respect the customer limits in place at each shop.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres between yourself and others, including while queuing.
  • Avoid crowded entrances as much as possible.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water when you get home.
  • Monitor for COVID-19 symptoms and get tested if you feel unwell.

Shopping and services

Contactless home delivery is permitted. Face masks must be worn. During delivery, people should maintain a distance of at least 1.5 metres. Contactless payment or pre-pay online is required.

Locksmiths are permitted to operate in accordance with the Victorian Government’s Authorised Provider and Authorised Worker List for essential and urgent services. Check the Ballarat shoe repairs Facebook page for opening hours, key cutting and repairs are available.

All businesses providing personal care services are closed.

Let’s stay strong as a community! We can do this. Stay safe and follow the current covid requirements in place for Ballarat. For ourselves, our family, friends, neighbours, coworkers and the greater community of Ballarat.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all soon.

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For information about individual store trading hours check out the SHOP directory. 

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