Essential Providers

The Victorian government says (16/7/2021):

The following businesses can open under circuit breaker restrictions. If their employers are unable to work from home they can leave home to attend work.

  • supermarket, grocery store, bakery, butcher, fruit and vegetable store or fishmonger;
  • indoor or outdoor market, but only to obtain groceries or fresh food;
  • restaurant, café, pub, bar or hotel, whether licensed or unlicensed, but only to the extent that:
    • it provides takeaway meals or drinks or a meal delivery service;
    • it provides food or drink to the homeless;
  • bottleshop;
  • financial institution;
  • consular & diplomatic services;
  • court, tribunal or commission services;
  • post office;
  • newsagent;
  • pharmacy;
  • petrol station (including a petrol station that sells groceries);
  • vehicle and mechanical repair services;
  • pet store or veterinary clinic;
  • urgent services necessary for the health and safety of any person, animal or premises;
  • essential child protection activities;
  • childcare, early learning centre, kindergarten, preschool or family day care provider;
  • school, but only to the extent that education services are provided to the child of an essential worker or to vulnerable children.

As per Essential Workers and Essential Providers List ... Businesses still operating in Victoria must have developed and implemented a COVIDSafe Plan to reduce. DHHS Victoria