The Victorian Government has announced its roadmap to reopening Victoria. Rural and regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne each have their own roadmaps.

For information visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19) roadmap to reopening

Topics in this section

  • Returning to on-site learning in Term 4

    Children will start returning to on-site learning in Term 4. There will be differences between schools in metropolitan Melbourne and rural and regional Victoria

  • Learning from home

    Advice is available for parents about supporting their children learning from home

  • Permitted worker scheme

    Worker permit details and form for permitted workers and employers during coronavirus (COVID-19) stage 4 restrictions

  • The Department's coronavirus (COVID-19) hotline

    Ask questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and education settings by calling 1800 338 663, 8am to 6pm, 7 days a week (excluding public holidays). If you need an interpreter, call 131 450 first

  • Use of face masks

    Based on advice from the Victorian Chief Health Officer, everyone over the age of 12 must wear a face mask when leaving home

  • VCE and VCAL

    The Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) continue to update schools and students about changes to exams and assessments

  • Advice in your language

    Guidance and advice for parents in your school community who speak languages other than English

  • Talking to your child about coronavirus (COVID-19)

    You can follow these tips for talking to your child about coronavirus to have a safe and reassuring conversation with links to additional resources

  • Physical distancing, health and hygiene

    Find advice for students with complex medical conditions, student health and hygiene as well as school learning and use of facilities

  • Management of coronavirus (COVID-19) in schools

    Information about school actions and responses if parents, close family, staff or students are or had contact with a confirmed case

  • School bus services

    In rural and regional Victoria, services will operate as normal. Your school will be notified if this advice changes

  • Advice on traineeships and apprenticeships

    Advice regarding changes to TAFE, traineeships and apprenticeships during coronavirus (COVID-19)

  • Closures

    All early childhood services, schools and TAFEs which are currently closed.

  • Health information

    Advice and updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Department of Health and Human Services