From 11.59pm, Sunday 17 January 2021, face masks will no longer be mandatory in all public indoor settings.
Face masks continue to be mandatory in the following locations:
- public transport
- riding in taxis or ride shares
- inside shopping centres, including retail stores inside shopping centres
- inside indoor markets
- in large retail stores, such as department stores, electronics stores, furniture stores, hardware stores or supermarkets
- on domestic flights to and from Victoria
- at airports
- in hospitals
You should always carry a face mask with you when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to. It is strongly recommended you wear one whenever you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others.
For more information go to https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/face-masks-when-wear-face-mask