Coronavirus information for parents

This page provides advice to parents and school communities about Catholic education’s response to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

The first priority of Catholic schools is the health and safety of the students in their care.

Latest advice

The Victorian Government relaxed its COVIDSafe settings on Friday 26 March 2021.

Changes to the COVIDSafe settings include allowing more visitors in the home, changes to mask wearing in some settings and updates to density limits in some settings. There are limited changes for schools.

Visitors continue to be welcome at schools. However, face masks must be carried by individuals 12 years and over at all times and worn when physical distancing of 1.5 metres cannot be maintained.

Individuals aged 12 years and over must continue to wear a face mask when on public transport, school buses and when in taxis or ride share vehicles – unless they have a lawful exemption.

The latest information on the restrictions issued by the Victorian Government is available from the coronavirus.vic.gov.au website.

Resources

Information for the education sector about coronavirus: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/information-education-sector-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

Translated information about coronavirus: www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/translated-resources-coronavirus-disease-covid-19