What are the rules for VIC tradies during COVID-19
This article covers top line information and answers for those operating trade businesses during VIC lockdown.
Disclaimer: We are doing our best to keep this article updated with the latest information from the Government. Read full VIC Guidance here and read the complete COVID Safe Plan here. If you need immediate support, please contact VIC Business Hotline on 13 22 15.
Last updated: 26 August 2021
When is lockdown till?
There is currently no set date in which lockdown will end in Victoria.
Is construction still allowed to operate?
Yes, but there are strict measures that businesses should take.
To operate you must:
wear face masks (unless an exemption applies)
socially distance where possible
use the Service Victoria QR Code for contact tracing
have a COVIDSafe plan
all construction sites need a High Risk COVIDSafe Plan
Where can you get trade industry updates?
We recommend following or check the below channels to make sure you are updated with your industry’s announcements:
What are the government grants or financial support?
It has been announced that there will be financial support available but there have been no postings on the government’s website. If there are any updates to the financial support page we will update this section.
What is Found Concrete doing to support businesses?
Our team is continuing to operate and bring you information
We have asked all our suppliers for their drivers to wear a mask at all times while at job sites and maintain a safe social distance.
Our team is working to provide you safe concrete ordering and delivery. We are providing all registered users email updates as they come to hand, register here if you would like to sign up.
There are no costs in rearranging a booked concrete order
You can rearrange booked orders as you need by logging into your Found account. If you need urgent help with an order, please call our team on 1300 980 626.
Do you need further support?
This time can put more stress on you, both on-site and at home.
If you’re finding things tough, our friends at Mates In Construction have a supportive helpline 1300 642 111.