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Face masks are not required to be worn in SCV buildings, however it is strongly recommended you wear one where you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others

From 11.59pm, Sunday 17 January 2021, face masks are no longer mandatory in all public indoor settings, however you should always carry a face mask with you when you leave home unless you have a lawful reason not to.

Face masks are not required to be worn indoors in Supreme Court of Victoria (SCV) buildings but it is strongly recommended you wear one whenever you cannot keep 1.5 metres distance from others, particularly in confined spaces such as the lifts. Masks can be provided to you at the security screening point if required.

Continuing health advice

Please also follow the continuing health advice, including:

  • If you feel unwell or have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), however mild, do not attend Court and notify the Registry by calling the Prothonotary on 03 8600 2023 or emailing prothonotary @supcourt.vic.gov.au
  • Practice physical distancing – stay 1.5 metres away from anyone you don’t live with.
  • Practice excellent personal hygiene at all times – wash your hands or use the hand sanitiser available throughout the court, and cough and sneeze into a tissue or your elbow if not wearing a mask.


Further information can be accessed on the DHHS website's coronavirus page

The health and safety of judicial officers, staff, and court users remains of the highest priority as Victoria faces outbreaks of community transmission of COVID-19. 

We thank all those coming into SCV buildings for their patience and understanding as we work together to reduce the spread of coronavirus.
 

Published on 18 January 2021