Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

4 August 2020

A new tool that lets Melburnians see where their 5km lockdown limits end.

Under the Victorian government’s new stage four lockdown rules, Melburnians will be allowed only to travel within a 5km radius from their home to go shopping and exercise (with a few exemptions).

So how far is that? The Age have created a tool that lets you enter your address, or that of a friend or loved one, and then see how far you or they can travel without breaking the basic rule (there are some exemptions). 

To use the tool and for more details, click here:

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