Northern Victoria MP Tania Maxwell MP is calling for tougher checkpoints for Melburnians leaving on public transport.
Ms Maxwell said she wants "loopholes" to be tightened ahead of the anticipated easing of restrictions in regional areas such as the North East.
"It is essential that we protect our low case number status and ensuring strict checkpoints and validity of travel into our region on public transport is essential so that businesses and communities within my electorate can open safely," she said.
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Ms Maxwell said she was concerned at the lack of checks on passengers to ensure they are travelling for valid reasons only during Melbourne's stage four lockdown.
"This includes reports that checks are not made when passengers embark at Southern Cross Station, that coaches are being waved through checkpoints, and that no directives are given to regional police about checking passengers as they disembark at regional stations," a statement said.
Ms Maxwell said regional Victorians are "diligently adhering to" restrictions, with enormous stress on businesses and families as a result of the pandemic.
There are 37 Local Government Areas within Victoria with zero active cases of coronavirus, 20 of which are in Northern Victoria.
"Melbourne is in stage four lockdown, with very few reasons people can leave their homes and we must ensure travel from there into regional Victoria on our public transport network is strictly monitored as restrictions begin to ease in regional areas," Ms Maxwell said.