Information about permitted workplaces in the transport, postal and warehousing 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.

Visit Business Victoria for information on Warehouse and distribution centres business operating reductions - stage 4 restrictions.

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

Permitted industries Announcement date Effective from
Warehousing Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August
Road transport (passenger and freight) Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August 
Rail transport (passenger and freight) – including rail yards Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August 
Water transport (passenger and freight) – including ports and Tasmanian shipping lines Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August 
Air Transport (passenger and freight) Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August
Pipeline and other transport Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August
Transport support services Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August
Vehicle repairs and critical maintenance including disinfection Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August
Towing services Monday 3 August 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August

Public transport, ride share and taxis, for permitted workers or emergencies, medical, care or compassionate purposes.

Monday 3 August  11.59pm Wednesday 5 August

Car rentals limited to use by permitted workers or businesses that are able to operate under the Permitted Work Premises List, or for individuals who require a private vehicle for emergency or medical reasons.

Thursday
13 August
11.59pm Thursday
13 August