Information about permitted workplaces in the administrative and support services sector operating under current restrictions.

In permitted workplaces:

  • If you can work from home, you must work from home.
  • If your employees can work from home, you must support them to work from home.
  • You need a permit to leave home for work and the permit requires your employer to state you cannot work remotely.
  • Any onsite functions must operate under the minimum obligations to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) including have a COVIDSafe Plan in place.
  • For operational guidance and frequently asked questions for businesses and industries visit Business Victoria.

This information is subject to the Directions of Victoria's Chief Health Officer.

Permitted industries

Announcement date

Effective from

Building and grounds maintenance, cleaning, pest control and packaging where providing support to an essential industry or where required to maintain the health and safety of Victorians at home or at work

Monday 3 August

11.59pm Wednesday 5 August

Call centres providing critical services – e.g. Police Assistance Line

Monday 3 August

11.59pm Wednesday 5 August

Employment services that cannot be delivered online

Monday 3 August

11.59pm Wednesday 5 August