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Australia These are the changes coming to Melbourne life from 11.59pm Sunday

04:40  18 october  2020
04:40  18 october  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Premier Daniel Andrews announced significant changes to Melbourne 's restrictions on movement and gatherings will come into effect from 11 . 59 pm on 'We in Melbourne and Victoria are well placed to have a COVID safe summer. Yes these lockdowns have come with significant pain and damage, but

All these measures are extraordinary, but the piece de resistance has to be that now police officers can enter homes with neither a warrant nor Especially when those reasons backed up with facts like four million tests having been carried out across Australia, with less than one per cent coming back positive.

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Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced a number of social restrictions will be eased from midnight and told businesses they will have to wait another couple of weeks before reopening.

The state reported two new cases on Sunday and a rolling daily case count of 7.5 in metropolitan Melbourne for the fortnight up to Saturday. Regional Victoria's two-week average is 0.5.

The statistics mean Victoria's coronavirus death count remains at 816 and the national toll is 904.

Premier Daniel Andrews announced significant changes to Melbourne's restrictions on movement and gatherings will come into effect from 11.59pm on Sunday.

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“Monday Midnight", or, more accurately, ‘midnight on Monday’, is that time which occurs one minute after “ 11 : 59 PM Monday" and is , in fact, 00:00 am on Tuesday morning.

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The 5 kilometre travel restriction will be extended to 25 kilometres.

Melburnians will also be able to exercise or leave their homes for longer than the current two-hour time limit.

The cap on outdoor gatherings will be increased to 10 people from two different households.

a group of people holding a sign: Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced a number of social restrictions will be eased from midnight with businesses told they will have to wait another couple of weeks before reopening © Provided by Daily Mail Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has announced a number of social restrictions will be eased from midnight with businesses told they will have to wait another couple of weeks before reopening a man and a woman standing in front of a building: The 5 kilometre travel restriction will be extended to 25 kilometres from 11.59pm on Sunday © Provided by Daily Mail The 5 kilometre travel restriction will be extended to 25 kilometres from 11.59pm on Sunday

Sports enthusiasts will also be allowed to play tennis or golf without having to go through a clubroom.

Skate parks and DIY car washes will reopen.

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So, after 11 : 59 PM , I can then try to get into the system when it would be very busy and hard to get into. Midnight refer to that same day for example, "Monday" - it mean Monday midnight going Technically it would mean 12:00 am Tuesday Morning. You idiots 11 : 59 pm is the final time for Monday night..

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Hairdressers will also reopen and outdoor pools will be able to host 30 swimmers.

Real estate auctions will also be able to go ahead outdoors with 10 bidders.

Outdoor maintenance and repair workers, mobile pet groomers and photographers will also be allowed to return to work.

But Melbourne businesses must wait longer for eased restrictions, with Mr Andrews confirming that changes to retail, hospitality and 'personal care' services won't change until midnight November 1.

'There is some optimism, confidence even, but if things continue this week as they have the last five days, we may be able to bring that forward,' he said of the wait for business operators.

Retail and hospitality venues will reopen with 20 people allowed inside and a maximum of 50 people seated outside.

The four reasons to leave home will also be scrapped.

'Victorians have done an amazing job over recent weeks and months,' Mr Andrews said.

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Hairdressers will also reopen and outdoor pools will be able to host 30 swimmers © Provided by Daily Mail Hairdressers will also reopen and outdoor pools will be able to host 30 swimmers a group of people sitting at a beach: The cap on outdoor gatherings will be increased to 10 people from two households © Provided by Daily Mail The cap on outdoor gatherings will be increased to 10 people from two households

'We in Melbourne and Victoria are well placed to have a COVID safe summer. Yes these lockdowns have come with significant pain and damage, but this strategy is working.

In regional Victoria, hospitality venues will increase their capacity to 70 people outside and 40 people inside from 11.59pm on Sunday.

Outdoor religious gatherings will also increase to 20 people.  The cap will be extended to 50 people from midnight on November 1.

Mr Andrews revealed the border closure between Melbourne and regional Victoria would remain closed.

'Victorians in every community, in every circumstance have stayed the course,' Mr Andrews said.

'We have just a little longer to go to beat that second wave and then find that normal and find that process of rebuilding.'

a large brick building with a store on the sidewalk: But Melbourne businesses must wait longer for eased restrictions, with Mr Andrews confirming that changes to retail, hospitality and 'personal care' services won't change until midnight November 1 © Provided by Daily Mail But Melbourne businesses must wait longer for eased restrictions, with Mr Andrews confirming that changes to retail, hospitality and 'personal care' services won't change until midnight November 1 a person sitting on a bench next to a body of water: Mr Andrews reiterated that Victorians would not be allowed to gather and celebrate the upcoming AFL Grand Final next weekend © Provided by Daily Mail Mr Andrews reiterated that Victorians would not be allowed to gather and celebrate the upcoming AFL Grand Final next weekend

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'You cannot have friends over into your home. You cannot pretend that it is over because we all desperately want it to be,' he said.

'I know that many people would normally spend time with family and friends to celebrate that day ... it is a big part of who we are.'

'As important as it is, in a cultural sense, in a very passionate way, for every single football fan across our state, it is not worth risking all that we have done, all that we have built, all that we can do in just a few days' time by having gatherings that are unsafe.'

Federal health minister Greg Hunt has urged the Victorian government to ease restrictions in line with NSW.

'The epidemiological conditions for a COVID-safe reopening of hospitality, movement (and) family reunions among others, have now been firmly met,' Mr Hunt posted on Twitter on Saturday.

'Victoria should now be able to move to the next step in line (with) NSW.'

However Mr Andrews said Mr Hunt was not an epidemiologist and accused him of 'playing games', adding that he would not be rushed to lift restrictions.

Health authorities continue to investigate Victoria's 15 cases for the fortnight up to Thursday which have no known source.

a group of police officers riding on the back of a car: Health authorities continue to investigate Victoria's 15 cases for the fortnight up to Thursday which have no known source (pictured, a COVID-19 pop-up clinic at Shepparton) © Provided by Daily Mail Health authorities continue to investigate Victoria's 15 cases for the fortnight up to Thursday which have no known source (pictured, a COVID-19 pop-up clinic at Shepparton)

Changes coming to Melbourne and regional Victoria

State premier Daniel Andrews announced massive changes would be coming to Melbourne from 11.59pm on Sunday.

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1) The 5 kilometre travel restriction will be extended to 25 kilometres.

2) Melburnians will be able to exercise or leave their homes for longer than the current two-hour time limit.

3) Outdoor gatherings will be increased to 10 people from two different households.

4) Tennis courts, golf courses and skate parks will be reopened.

5) DIY car washes will reopen

6) Hairdressers will reopen

7) Outdoor pools will be able to host 30 swimmers

8) Real estate auctions will also be able to go ahead outdoors with 10 bidders.

9) Outdoor home maintenance, repairs and renovations permitted with maximum of five workers.

Mr Andrews also announced a number of restrictions will be lifted in regional Victoria from 11.59pm on Sunday

1)  Hospitality venues will increase their capacity to 70 people outside and 40 people inside.

2) Outdoor religious gatherings will also increase to 20 people.

3) Regional and toy libraries will also be able to accommodate 20 people indoors.

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