Industry in Focus
METRO MELBOURNE CAN OPERTE UNDER STRICT CLICK AND COLLECT GOVERNMENTS CURRENT DIRECTION STAGE 4
REGIONAL VICTORIA from 11:59pm 16.9.2020, regional communities will progress to the Third Step of the reopening roadmap.
NOT VALID DURING STAGE 4 LOCK DOWN (Metro Melbourne).
THIS IS A GUIDE FOR REGIONAL VICTORIA ONLY AND YOU SHOULD REFER TO THE DHHS WEBISTE FOR FULL INFORMATION.
The Caravan Industry is OPEN with key restrictions and operating requirements, you must understand and ahere to them. HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR COVIDSAFE PLAN?
Caravan Industry Victoria members fall into one of the current categories.
- Suppliers - METRO AND REGIONAL with Strict Operating Requirements.
- Manufacturers - METRO & REGIONAL OPEN with Strict Operating Requirements inclding a COVID Safe Plan .
- Dealers - METRO OPEN click and collect ONLY. REGIONAL OPEN with Strict Operating Requirements and COVID Safe Plan. Metro Estimated Re-Opening in line with Road Map- 28 Oct 2020
- Retailers - METRO OPEN click and collect ONLY. REGIONAL OPEN with Strict Operating Requirements and COVID Safe Plan. Metro Estimated Re-Opening in line with Road Map- 28 Oct 2020
- Service and Repairs -METRO AND REGIONAL OPEN with Strict Operating Requirements.
- Caravan Parks - METRO CLOSED. REGIONAL OPEN with Strict Operating Requirements. TBC by DHHS and Vic Parks
- Border Closures (Freight and Transportation of Stock) - Open with Strict Operating Requirements.
Based on the rules above and in line with the Premier and DHHS, you MUST have a COVID SAFE PLAN.
Businesses must make adjustments to their business, for example, any work on a caravan only one person can be inside at any one time. How to engage with Social Distancing
Caravan and RV Manufacturers
Metro Melbourne & Regional Victoria: Caravan and RV manufacturers are now able to open with strict guides- ensure you referr to the DHHS website. However the facilitation of social distancing measures of at least 1.5 metres between persons should be applied and appropriate cleaning and hygiene practices should continue in order to limit the potential spread of the virus.
Retailers (including Caravan and RV dealers, accessories and camping equipment suppliers)
Metro Melbourne Open- Click and Collect ONLY.
Regional Victoria: Retailers such as Caravan and RV dealers, accessories and camping equipment suppliers are now able to open. However the facilitation of social distancing measures of at least 1.5 metres between persons should be applied and appropriate cleaning and hygiene practices should continue in order to limit the potential spread of the virus.
Caravan and RV Repairers
Metro Melbourne Open with strict operating procedures and requirements.
Regional Victoria: Caravan and RV repairers are are now able to open. However the facilitation of social distancing measures of at least 1.5 metres between persons should be applied and appropriate cleaning and hygiene practices should continue in order to limit the potential spread of the virus.. However, if any repairers have an onsite cafe for staff or customers they can continue to trade but they will be limited to take-away and/or delivery. In addition, encouragement and facilitation of social distancing measures of at least 1.5 metres between persons should be applied and appropriate cleaning and hygiene practices should continue in order to limit the potential spread of the virus.
Metro Melbourne Caravan parks can open under strict operating requirements. Click here for more information or visit vicparks.com.au.
Regional Victoria; Caravan parks can open under strict operating requirements. Click here for more information or visit vicparks.com.au.
Essential Guide To Borders for Freight and Heavy vehicles: Click Here
Victoria (last updated 11.01.2021)
Victoria’s border for entry from New South Wales has closed.
The State of New South Wales has been designated as a Red Zone.
Victorians visiting New South Wales cannot return to Victoria unless an exception (e.g. resident of border community) or exemption applies.
All Green Zone permits have expired.
Only commercial freight, agricultural and essential services workers or people temporarily transiting through NSW (from another State or a Territory) can apply online for a permit to enter Victoria.
Victoria’s border for entry from Queensland has been partially closed.
Victoria has closed its borders to people who have been in these Red Zone areas in Queensland on or since 2 January 2021. You will not be able to enter Victoria after 11:59pm on 8 January 2021. You are prohibited from entering Victoria unless you have been granted an exemption by the Victorian Chief Health Officer.
Victoria's Border Restrictions: Click for more information
Cross Border Community? Click for more information
New South Wales (last updated 11.01.2021)
NSW has updated it's website to reflect the current changes. There is a significant breakdown on regions and requirements. Please head across to the nsw.gov.au webiste to ensure you are across alt the information the government is providing.
New South Wales Border Restrictions: Click for more information
Australian Capital Terriorty (last updated 11.01.2021)
Currently, Victorian residents and people travelling from Victoria can travel to the ACT, but only if you haven’t been in a COVID-affected area in the last 14 days.
You do not need to get tested unless you develop COVID-19 symptoms or unless directed by officials.For example, if you were in a public location identified by the Victorian Government as having had a confirmed COVID-19 case and are now in the ACT, you may need to get tested.
If you are transiting through other states or territories to reach the ACT, you must check the advice from that state or territory.
Once in the ACT, keep up-to-date with the latest case locations in Victoria on the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website.
If you have been in a public location at the same time as a confirmed case, please follow the Victorian Government’s advice, and call the COVID-19 Helpline on (02) 6207 7244 to notify ACT Health.If you need to return to Victoria, please visit the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services website for the latest travel advice.
ACT Border Restrictions: Click for more informtaion
Northern Territory(last updated 11.01.2021)
All arrivals to the Northern Territory (NT) must:
Fill in a Border Entry Form
Complete 14 days of mandatory supervised quarantine at your own expense*, if you have recently been in an active declared COVID-19 hot spot. This includes children returning from a hotspot.
NT Border Restrictions. Click for more information
Queensland(last updated 11.01.2021)
The restrictions mean anyone that is travelling to Queensland from 1am Sunday 20 December 2020 and has been in NSW at any time since 1am Friday 11 December will need to apply for a Queensland Border Declaration Pass before they enter Queensland.
By applying for a border pass, it does not mean you will need to go in to quarantine unless it is required by another part of the direction. For example, if you have been in a COVID-19 Hotspot in the last 14 days.
People who have been in a COVID-19 hotspot in the last 14 days or since the hotspot was declared (whichever is shorter) will not be allowed to enter Queensland, except for a limited range of people who can enter for essential purposes. Currently specific parts of New South Wales are hotspots. People who are permitted to enter Queensland who have been in a COVID-19 hotspot within the last 14 days will generally have to quarantine for 14 days at government arranged accommodation. Queensland residents who have been in a COVID-19 hotspot can return home by air and new residents can relocate to Queensland but, they will have to quarantine in government arranged accommodation at their own expense.
Queensland Border Restrictions: Click for more information
South Australia (last updated 11.01.2021)
All travellers coming to South Australia are required to complete a Cross Border Travel Registration. Cross-Border Travel Registration - SAPOL website. For families, each individual must complete a separate cross-border travel registration form.
Effective 12:01 am, 1 January 2021, anyone who has been in NSW in the preceding 14 days will be prohibited from entry into South Australia.
Exceptions to this include Essential Travellers, people escaping domestic violence, persons whom normally reside in South Australia, those relocating to South Australia and travellers who are transiting in/through NSW.
Travellers via car from the Low Community Transmission Zones are permitted to travel through NSW to enter South Australia providing they do not stop in Greater Sydney, wear a face mask for the entirety of the time they come into contact with the public and cannot maintain physical distance during their journey and use the most direct route, only stopping for respite and essential purposes (such as fuel).
Travellers via plane from a low community transmission zone are permitted to transit through Sydney Airport for no longer than 2 hours and must wear a face mask for the entirety of the time they are in transit (this includes on the plane).
SA Border Restrictions. Click for more information
Tasmania(last updated 11.11.2021)
Tasmanian Border Restrictions: Click for more information
Western Australia(last updated 11.01.2021)
Western Australia Border Restrictions: Click for more information
More information about Australian State and Territory Border Closures can be found here: www.interstatequarantine.org.au/state-and-territory-border-closures/