Stage 3 ‘Stay Home’ restrictions reinstated

Based on the advice of the Chief Health Officer to help mitigate the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, Stage 3 “Stay at Home” restrictions will be reinstated across metropolitan Melbourne from 11:59pm Wednesday 8 July. This advice applies to Bayside.

In line with State Government restrictions, the following Council facilities will close or remain closed from 11.59pm Wednesday 8 July:

  • Customer Service Front Counter at Corporate Centre – 76 Royal Avenue Sandringham
  • Brighton, Hampton and Beaumaris libraries
  • Community halls and facilities including Seniors Centres, Mens Sheds, Peterson Youth Centre and Community Centres
  • Playground equipment and skate parks
  • Public BBQs and water fountains
  • Outdoor sport facilities, except for facilities where people can exercise with no more than one other person or members of your household
  • Bayside Gallery
  • Community Nursery

Stay Home

As of 11.59pm Wednesday 8 July, there are again only four reasons to leave your home:

  1. Shopping for food and essential items.
  2. Care and caregiving.
  3. Daily exercise.
  4. Work and study – (if you can’t do it from home).

If you can stay home, you must stay home.


If you have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), you should get tested.

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