09/09/2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update for Victoria’s resources sector

The Victorian Government has released the coronavirus (COVID-19) reopening roadmaps for metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, commencing 11:59pm on 13 September.

The Victorian Government has released the coronavirus (COVID-19) reopening roadmaps for metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, commencing 11:59pm on 13 September.

For information about the roadmap to COVID Normal and the steps for regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne, see Coronavirus (COVID-19) roadmap to reopening.

For the latest health advice, information and resources, visit the Department of Health and Human Services website.

From 11:59pm 13 September, mineral exploration activity will be possible in metropolitan Melbourne as long as the business has a COVIDSafe Plan in place.

From 11:59pm 13 September, all businesses operating onsite in regional Victoria will need to implement a COVIDSafe Plan.

For templates, information and guidance on developing a COVIDSafe Plan, visit: Creating a COVIDSafe workplace.

Failure to implement a COVIDSafe Plan could result in an on the spot fine of up $9,913 and up to $20,000 for serious offences.

For more tailored information for the minerals and quarry industry on temporary changes to approval processes and how the Earth Resources Regulation is operating, visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information.

Contact: Mark Farrugia

Phone: (03) 8392 6913

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