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LATEST COVID UPDATES FOR VICTORIA

Last Edited: Friday June 16

Today Acting Premier, The Hon. James Merlino announced the easing of COVID-19 restrictions for the state of Victoria from 11:59pm Thursday 17 June.

The latest restrictions for Victoria relating to community tennis in Metropolitan Melbourne and Regional Victoria are as follows:

Metropolitan Melbourne:

  • Competitions, tournaments, and training is permitted for all ages. Limited to the minimum number of people required to participate in and facilitate the activity (players, coaches, and parent/guardian for supervision purposes).
  • Clubhouses can open subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm.
  • Maximum group coaching sizes of 20 outdoors, 10 indoors.
  • There are no travel restrictions within Victoria.
  • Face coverings are to be carried at all times and worn indoors except if a medical exception applies. They can be removed when participating.
  • Spectators are not allowed (excludes people necessary to facilitate the activity such as coaches, trainers, umpires, carers, parents and guardians).

Regional Victoria:

  • Competitions, tournaments, and training is permitted for all ages. Limited to the minimum number of people required to participate in and facilitate the activity (players, coaches, and parent/guardian for supervision purposes).
  • Spectators are permitted within the venue capacity limit of 1000 people for outdoors or 300 people per indoor space.
  • Clubhouses can open subject to a density quotient of 1 person per 4sqm.
  • There are no travel restrictions within Victoria.
  • Face coverings are to be carried at all times and worn indoors except if a medical exception applies. They can be removed when participating.

Tennis Victoria Pennant

Tennis Victoria Pennant will return for Round 8 this coming weekend. Round 6 was cancelled and round 7 was postponed. Further announcements about the rescheduling of round 7 will be communicated soon.

Please remind all visitors to your venues to check in via the Service Victoria QR code.

Please continue to check the public exposure sites to keep you and your community safe.

Government Grants

The Hon. Ros Spence, Victorian Community Sports Minister has announced further funding opportunities for clubs affected by the recent lock downs. Clubs can apply for up to $2000 to assist with expenses incurred for events that were due to be held throughout lock down.

To see the announcement and details on how to apply, click here.