COVID-19 Update

  • Sunday, Aug 2, 2020

2 August 2020

Stage 4 restrictions are in force from 6pm today. Short summary:

Curfew in place 8pm - 5am every evening

During the day from 5am - 8pm, you can shop for essentials & exercise with 5km of your home

You can also leave home to care or obtain medical care

If you can, you must work from home - more info in following days

More details on DHSS website.

30 July 2020

From Sunday 2 August 11:59pm the following new restrictions are in force:

Masks (e.g. a cloth, surgical mask or face shield) are mandatory for everyone in Victoria when leaving home.

There are lawful exceptions for not wearing a face covering including if you have an illness or condition that makes wearing a face covering unsuitable, if you are doing strenuous exercise or if you are unable to do your job while wearing a face covering.

Children up 12 years of age are not required to wear a mask.

People who do not wear face coverings and do not have a lawful excuse can be fined $200.

Read the details at DHSS website.

19 July 2020

From Wednesday 22 July 11:59pm it is mandatory to wear a face mask in metropolitan Melbourne when leaving home for one of four reasons.

The state of emergency is also extended until 11:59pm on 16 August 2020.

More information on DHSS website.

9 July 2020

The recording of Fr Milorad address regarding the latest restrictions is available on our YouTube channel [in Serbian].

8 July 2020

From 23:59 on Wednesday 8 July, Stage 3 restrictions are back in force.

Therefore our church is regretfully mandated to be closed for public, like all other places of worship. Weddings can be held with maximum five participants; funerals with ten.

We will keep the services broadcasted on YouTube (check the instructions on how to watch here; check our timetable for the next broadcast).

More details about the restrictions can be found at government COVID website here.

4 July 2020

From 23:59h on Saturday 4 July, home restrictions are in force for the additional postcodes:

3031 - Flemington, Kensington

3051 - Hottham Hill, North Melbourne

2 July 2020 update:

Restricted postcodes

The following areas are experiencing a high level of transmission or are at high risk of transmission. To slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) Stay at Home restrictions apply to these areas:

3038 Keilor Downs, Keilor Lodge, Taylors Lakes, Watergardens

3021 Albanvale, Kealba, Kings Park, St Albans

3012 Brooklyn, Kingsville, Maidstone, Tottenham, West Footscray

3042 Airport West, Keilor Park, Niddrie, Niddrie North

3064 Craigieburn, Donnybrook, Mickleham, Roxburgh Park, Kalkallo

3047 Broadmeadows, Dallas, Jacana

3060 Fawkner

3032 Ascot Vale, Highpoint City, Maribyrnong, Travancore

3046 Glenroy, Hadfield, Oak Park

If you live in one of these locations you need to stay at home from 1 July 23:59. There are four reasons that you can leave home:

  1. Shopping for food or other essential items.
  2. To provide care giving, for compassionate reasons or to seek medical treatment.
  3. For exercise (outdoor exercise only, with only one other person or members of your household).
  4. Work or study, if you cannot work or study from home.

More information at DHHS website.

30 June 2020 update:

Here are the latest coronavirus instructions from the Victorian Government. For more details, download the Department for Human Health and Services information flyer.

A reminder - the attendance limit of 20 persons in our church is still in force. The 1.5m distance between the attendees must be maintained at all times. You must leave your name and phone number with the tutor at the kiosk.

Please contact the priests a day or so in advance before coming to the service.

If they know beforehand who intends to come, they can organise extra services so everyone has a chance to attend while we maintain the 20 person limit mandated by the government.

Please be considerate to others and stay at home if you are having symptoms.

We broadcast the Sunday services on Youtube in real-time - follow the detailed how-to-follow instructions here.

Keeping our loved ones safe keeps us together.

That means only seeing those you need to - if you need to.

No more than 5 visitors at your home. Public gatherings of no more than 10 people.

Keep your distance - no handshakes and no hugs.

Staying apart, keeps us together.

For current restrictions go to:

Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne