Coronavirus (COVID-19) information – reintroduction of Stage 3 restrictions

Published: 9 July 2020

The state government has announced the reinstatement of Stage 3 'Stay at Home' restrictions across metropolitan Melbourne from 11:59pm Wednesday 8 July for six weeks. 

This includes all of Cardinia Shire.

As with the previous period of Stage 3 restrictions, there are only four reasons to leave your home if you live in Cardinia Shire Council:  

  • Shopping for food and essential items 
  • Care and caregiving 
  • Daily exercise 
  • Work and study — if you can't do it from home. 

 Additional restrictions have been put in place. 

For the most up-to-date information visit the Victorian Government's Department of Health and Human Services website at 

If you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19), follow DHHS recommendations. You can call the hotline on 1800 675 398 for information or find a testing site near you at 

For information about changes to council services, in light of the new restrictions, visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) web page at

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